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Farewell, My Queen

by Thomas, Chantal.

  • 215 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by George Weidenfeld & Nicholson .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical fiction,
  • Historical - General,
  • Literary,
  • Fiction - Historical,
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9354490M
    ISBN 100297645501
    ISBN 109780297645504

    Read free book excerpt from Farewell, My Queen by Chantal Thomas, page 1 of 7. Farewell My Queen has some great writing, some great scenes, some great impressions, but much of it is dull and recounts, almost hour-by-hour, Versailles on July 14thth The first day is a normal one as courtiers and servants do what courtiers and servants do/5(5).

    Farewell, My Queen is an exquisite French costume drama directed by Benoit Jacquot based on a novel by Chantal Thomas. The art-house crowd will delight in the lavish clothing and settings. The art-house crowd will delight in the lavish clothing and settings.   Farewell My Queen / Les Adieux à la Reine () - Trailer - Duration: UniFrance Recommended for you. The Life of Marie-Antoinette in 3 minutes [Mini Biography] - Duration:

    Benoit Jacquot's Farewell, My Queen-- a costume drama set among the Gallic monarchy during the first three days of the French Revolution -- attempts to give this 18th century history lesson a revisionist look with a couple of unusual additions. While conceptually interesting on a surface level, these elements don't fully succeed at elevating Brand: Cohen Media Group. FAREWELL, MY QUEEN Chantal Thomas, Author, Moishe Black, Translator, trans. from the French by Moishe Black. Braziller $ (p) ISBN Buy this book The final days of the.


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Farewell, My Queen by Thomas, Chantal. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rather, Farewell, My Queen manages to be one of those guilty literary pleasures (the emphasis on `literary' is intentional) akin to soaking up an especially well-produced episode (if there ever was such a thing) of Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous.

That is because Thomas packs her novel with enough glamour, enough excess, enough suspense /5(32). Rather, Farewell, My Queen manages to be one of those guilty literary pleasures (the emphasis on `literary' is intentional) akin to soaking up an especially well-produced episode (if there ever was such a thing) of Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous.

That is because Thomas packs her novel with enough glamour, enough excess, enough suspense /5(36). Farewell, My Queen is a narrative of the last three days at the court of Louis XVI, told from the perspective of Farewell reader to Marie-Antoinette.

Chantal Thomas, who has written several books about Marie-Antoinette and the French Revolution, does /5. “Farewell, My Queen,” Benoît Jacquot’s tense, absorbing, pleasurably original look at three days in the life and lies of a doomed monarch, opens with a young woman shaking off sleep and.

Directed by Benoît Jacquot. With Léa Seydoux, Diane Kruger, Virginie Ledoyen, Noémie Lvovsky. A My Queen book at the platonic relationship between Marie Antoinette and one of her female readers during the first days of Farewell French Revolution/10(K). Farewell, My Queen by Chantal Thomas, translated by Moishe Black pp, Weidenfeld, £ "I am determined to set this down in writing," declares the Author: Helen Falconer.

The book was made into a major motion picture. Thomas is a French writer and historian who worked in publishing and taught at both French and American universities. Farewell, My Queen begins in early 19th-century Vienna, although much of the action concerns the period between July 14th and July 16th, The protagonist, Madame Agathe-Sidonie.

Buy Farewell, my Queen New Ed by Thomas, Chantal (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(22). Download Farewell, My Queen Study Guide Subscribe Now.

Farewell, My Queen (Critical Survey of Contemporary Fiction) will help you with any book or any question. Our summaries and. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. User ratings. 5 stars: 1: 4 stars: 1: 3 stars: 4: 2 stars: 0: 1 star: 0: LibraryThing Review User Review - nosajeel - LibraryThing.

Farewell My Queen has some great writing, some great scenes, some great impressions, but much of it is dull and uneven. It recounts, almost hour-by /5(6).

"Farewell, My Queen" begins early in the day of Jat the royal palace of Versailles. It was not yet a date fraught with destiny. In the rat-swarming servants' quarters, a young woman named Sidonie Laborde slaps at mosquito bites, hurries through her toilet, and runs toward her appointment with Marie Antoinette.

She is the official reader to the queen, and this position gives her a. Buy a cheap copy of Farewell, My Queen book by Chantal Thomas. July at the eve of the revolution, occupants of Versailles live in a miniature universe, unconcerned by the increasing turmoil in Paris.

But with the shocking Free shipping over $/5(5). For our inaugural edition of Snark Week, I wrote a rant about all the things I hated about Farewell, My Queen (). I stand by all seven of my ranty points, but as I recently read the book on which the movie is based, I was interested in rewatching and re-reviewing the film.

Farewell, My Queen by Chantal ThomasThis is a story about the last three days, July, at Versailles of Agathe-Sidonie Laborde who was the assistant reader to Marie Antoinette. Agathe escaped Versailles 21 years earlier and is now telling her story.

Versailles was abandoned in /5(30). Farewell, My Queen marks the return of acclaimed director Benoît Jacquot and brilliantly captures the passions, debauchery, occasional glimpses of nobility and ultimately the chaos that engulfed 93%.

Chantal Thomas (born in Lyon) is a French writer and historian. Her book, Farewell, My Queen, won the Prix Femina and was adapted into a film starring Diane Kruger and Léa Seydoux. Thomas was born in Lyon inand was raised in Arcachon, Bordeaux, and Paris/5.

Farewell, My Queen. New York: G. Braziller, (OCoLC) Named Person: Marie Antoinette, Queen consort of Louis XVI King of France; Marie Antoinette, Queen consort of Louis XVI King of France: Material Type: Fiction: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Chantal Thomas; Moishe Black.

Summary and reviews of Farewell, My Queen by Chantal Thomas, plus links to a book excerpt from Farewell, My Queen and author biography of Chantal Thomas. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Farewell, My Queen by Moishe Black, Chantal Thomas | at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Get FREE SHIPPING on Orders of $35+ Customer information on COVID B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help/5(2). Farewell My Queen has some great writing, some great scenes, some great impressions, but much of it is dull and uneven.

It recounts, almost hour-by-hour, Versailles /5(6). Farewell, My Queen is also an odd book in that most readers come to it better informed of the outlines of what happened (if not the details) -- as well as what is to come -- than the narrator. (Even though Laborde looks back on events with full knowledge of what transpired afterwards, little of what was to come is taken into account in the.Jun 3, - I recently had the pleasure of watching Farewell My Queen, a french film about Marie Antoinette and her last days at Versailles.

If you like watching foreign films, I highly recommend this one. Diane Kruger plays Marie Antoinette and she is absolutely stunning. I am not sure what gets top billing in the film, the costu. Farewell My Queen has some great writing, some great scenes, some great impressions, but much of it is dull and recounts, almost hour-by-hour, Versailles on July 14thth The first day is a normal one as courtiers and servants do what courtiers and servants do.3/5(5).