A rose for virtue

the very private life of Hortense, stepdaughter of Napoleon I, mother of Napoleon III
  • 628 Pages
  • 2.23 MB
  • English
G. K. Hall , Boston
Hortense, Queen, consort of Louis Bonaparte, King of Holland, 1783-1837 -- Fiction, Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873 -- Family -- Fiction, Queens -- Netherlands -- Fiction, Large type



Statement[by] Norah Lofts.
LC ClassificationsPZ3.L825 Rr5, PR6023.O35 Rr5
The Physical Object
Pagination628 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4559722M
ISBN 10081616021X
LC Control Number77038930

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As Napoleon struggles for power on the battlefields of Europe, so Hortense charts her way through the French court - a chessboard world where the motives are jealousy and greed and the prizes are thrones of conquered countries.

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