Marie Antoinette has been known throughout history as a selfish, excessive and wanton woman. Like many other biographies, the author has painted a more balanced view of Marie Antoinette.
Innocent, ignorant, self-centered maybe. She called herself the Queen of Clouds, living her life, her head in the clouds, ignorant of what was going onoutside her idyllic world... until she woke up but too late. But she was never a monster.
The author has brillantly recounted the life of Marie Antoinette in all her shades of grey but never to black ... The book is a very pleasant read. Even her last years in the hands of her enemies are described in kind, gentle words....Continua