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ISBN: 1169802818 / ISBN-13: 9781169802810

Joseph Balsamo

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Features one of the strangest characters in literature, Joseph Balsamo, also known as Cagliostro (later a key figure in the Affair of the Necklace). ... Show synopsis

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  • Joseph Balsamo (Kessinger Publishing) – Hardcover (2010)
    by Alexandre Dumas

    Joseph Balsamo

    Hardcover, Kessinger Publishing
    2010
    English
    516 pages

    ISBN: 1169802818
    ISBN-13: 9781169802810

    1894. Volume 2 of the Memoirs of a Physician. A historical romance set in the period of King Louis XV relating the trials and tribulations of the court and life in this time. A wonderfully written and interesting novel with a historical background.

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Donald J

Historical Fiction for the Francophile

by Donald J on Feb 7, 2013

This is the first in Dumas' series on Marie Antoinette, and starts as she is entering France. Good descriptions of life (both of the Court and of others) at that period, which helps with understanding the deterioration that led to the fall of the Monarchy. I initially tried starting the Marie Antoinette series a few books later, but starting with Joseph Balsamo provides necessary introductions of characters that continue in the following books.

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