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The Moon and the Sun: Now a Major Film!

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Description for The Moon and the Sun: Now a Major Film! Paperback. A sumptuous historical fantasy romance set in the court of King Louis XIV, the Sun King - a dangerous place to be for those who would defy him. Num Pages: 448 pages. BIC Classification: FM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 51. Weight in Grams: 300.

In seventeenth-century France, Louis XIV rules with flamboyant ambition. In his domain, wealth and beauty are all; frivolity begets cruelty; science and alchemy collide. From the Hall of Mirrors to the vermin-infested attics of the Chateau at Versailles, courtiers compete to please the king, sacrificing fortune, principles, and even sacred family bonds.

'A wonderful book! Adventure, love, history, magic - it's an engrossing story with magnificent characters, balanced perfectly on the edge between,' said DIANA GABALDON

By the fiftieth year of his reign, Louis XIV has made France the most powerful state in the western world, but the ... Read more

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Quercus Publishing
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About Vonda Mcintyre
Vonda N. McIntyre (1948-2019), a highly acclaimed writer of science fiction and fantasy, was born in Kentucky. In her early life she lived in the Netherlands and Poland before settling in Seattle. As well as writing, she worked as a biologist in the field of genetics. She won her first Nebula Award for the novelette that became part of ... Read more

Reviews for The Moon and the Sun: Now a Major Film!
The finest alternate history ever, lighthearted and wise - a luminous, radiant novel A dazzling and spirited evocation of the passions, intrigues and preconceptions of the age: an enchanting slice of what-if historical speculation
Successfully melds fantasy and alternate history to create a charming, well-written and meticulously researched novel
McIntyre has done ... Read more

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