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  • Book Review: The Rivals of Versailles by Sally Christie

  • I devoured the first book in this series, The Sisters of Versailles, in one weekend so I was eager to get my mitts on the second, The Rivals of Versailles.  This book picks up where we left off in the first, with the departure of all the Nesle sisters in Louis XV's court. I was particularly interested in this book because it focuses largely on the Marquise de Pompadour and her influence on [...]