Reviewed in the United States on March 2, 2015. I am so excited and looking forward to receiving it and reading it! A crisp copy with light shelfwear. The author makes the period come alive in a very personal way and presents a unique insight into the events of the French Revolution. Well-plotted if sometimes slow-moving novel of the French Revolution and one now-famous survivor of that heady (or, perhaps, be-heady) time. I won this in a First Reads Giveaway. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. I heart Michelle Moran! 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