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The queen's necklace

Author: Alexandre Dumas
Publisher: [Auckland] : Floating Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fans of historical fiction will love The Queen's Necklace, Dumas' gripping retelling of the Affair of the Necklace, a suspicious incident of theft in the court of Louis XVI that some experts say set into motion a chain of events that resulted in the eventual downfall of the monarchy.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Fiction
Named Person: Marie Antoinette, Queen consort of Louis XVI King of France; Alessandro Cagliostro, conte di; Alessandro Cagliostro, conte di; Marie Antoinette, Queen consort of Louis XVI King of France
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alexandre Dumas
ISBN: 9781775450320 1775450325
OCLC Number: 711992733
Notes: "First published in 1850"--Page 2.
Description: 1 online resource (845 pages)
Contents: Title; Contents; Prologue-The Predictions; Chapter I --
Two Unknown Ladies; Chapter II --
An Interior; Chapter III --
Jeanne de la Motte Valois; Chapter IV --
Belus; Chapter V --
The Road to Versailles; Chapter VI --
Laurent; Chapter VII --
The Queen's Bed- Chamber; Chapter VIII --
The Queen's Petite Levee; Chapter IX --
The Swiss Lake; Chapter X --
The Tempter; Chapter XI --
M. De Suffren; Chapter XII --
M. De Charny; Chapter XIII --
The One Hundred Louis of the Queen; Chapter XIV --
M. Fingret; Chapter XV --
The Cardinal de Rohan; Chapter XVI --
Mesmer and St. Martin; Chapter XVII --
The Bucket. Chapter XVIII --
Mademoiselle OlivaChapter XIX --
Monsieur Beausire; Chapter XX --
Gold; Chapter XXI --
La Petite Maison; Chapter XXII --
Some Words About the Opera; Chapter XXIII --
The Ball at the Opera; Chapter XXIV --
The Examination; Chapter XXV --
The Academy of M. Beausire; Chapter XXVI --
The Ambassador; Chapter XXVII --
Messrs Boehmer and Bossange; Chapter XXVIII --
The Ambassador's Hotel; Chapter XXIX --
The Bargain; Chapter XXX --
The Journalist's House; Chapter XXXI --
How Two Friends Became Enemies; Chapter XXXII --
The House in the Rue St. Gilles. Chapter XXXIII --
The Head of the Taverney FamilyChapter XXXIV --
The Stanzas of M. De Provence; Chapter XXXV --
The Princess de Lamballe; Chapter XXXVI --
The Queen; Chapter XXXVII --
An Alibi; Chapter XXXVIII --
M. De Crosne; Chapter XXXIX --
The Temptress; Chapter XL --
Two Ambitions that Wish to Pass for Two Loves; Chapter XLI --
Faces Under Their Masks; Chapter XLII --
In Which M. Ducorneau Understands Nothing of What is Passing; Chapter XLIII --
Illusions and Realities; Chapter XLIV --
Oliva Begins to Ask What They Want of Her; Chapter XLV --
The Deserted House; Chapter XLVI --
Jeanne the Protectress. Chapter XLVII --
Jeanne ProtectedChapter XLVIII --
The Queen's Portfolio; Chapter XLIX --
In Which We Find Dr. Louis; Chapter L --
Ægri Somnia; Chapter LI --
Andrée; Chapter LII --
Delirium; Chapter LIII --
Convalescence; Chapter LIV --
Two Bleeding Hearts; Chapter LV --
The Minister of Finance; Chapter LVI --
The Cardinal de Rohan; Chapter LVII --
Debtor and Creditor; Chapter LVIII --
Family Accounts; Chapter LIX --
Marie Antoinette as Queen, and Madame de la Motte as Woman; Chapter LX --
The Receipt of Mm Boehmer and Bossange, and the Gratitude of the Queen; Chapter LXI --
The Prisoner. Chapter LXII --
The Look OutChapter LXIII --
The Two Neighbors; Chapter LXIV --
The Rendezvous; Chapter LXV --
The Queen's Hand; Chapter LXVI --
Woman and Queen; Chapter LXVII --
Woman and Demon; Chapter LXVIII --
The Night; Chapter LXIX --
The Conge; Chapter LXX --
The Jealousy of the Cardinal; Chapter LXXI --
The Flight; Chapter LXXII --
The Letter and the Receipt; Chapter LXXIII --
"Roi Ne Puis, Prince Ne Daigne, Rohan Je Suis"; Chapter LXXIV --
Love and Diplomacy; Chapter LXXV --
Charny, Cardinal, and Queen; Chapter LXXVI --
Explanations; Chapter LXXVII --
The Arrest; Chapter LXXVIII --
The Procès- Verbal. Chapter LXXIX --
The Last Accusation.
Other Titles: Collier de la reine.
Responsibility: Alexandre Dumas.

Abstract:

Fans of historical fiction will love The Queen's Necklace, Dumas' gripping retelling of the Affair of the Necklace, a suspicious incident of theft in the court of Louis XVI that some experts say set into motion a chain of events that resulted in the eventual downfall of the monarchy.

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