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Memoirs of a Dwarf at the Sun King's Court

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Set in the over-scaled, decadent Versailles of Louis XIV, "Memoirs of a Dwarf" is the story of Hugues, an impoverished dwarf who maneuvers his way up ... Show synopsis

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  • Memoirs of a Dwarf at the Sun King's Court (University of Wisconsin Press) – Hardcover (2004)
    by Paul Weidner

    Memoirs of a Dwarf at the Sun King's Court

    Hardcover, University of Wisconsin Press
    2004
    English
    339 pages

    ISBN: 029920510X
    ISBN-13: 9780299205102

    Set in the over-scaled, decadent Versailles of Louis XIV, "Memoirs" is the story of Hugues, an impoverished dwarf who maneuvers his way up into the very highest of court circles by clandestinely serving the needs of a mob of unscrupulous gamblers, of a priest notorious for saying black Masses at midnight, and, from under the gaming tables, of a number of sex-starved society women, including Louis's mistress. Two-thirds of the way through, Hugues finally discovers the truth of his own identity, a revelation that is a ... Show more

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