The devil's queen : a novel of Catherine de Medici / Jeanne Kalogridis.
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- ISBN: 9780312368432 (hardcover) :
- ISBN: 0312368437 (hardcover)
- Physical Description: 470 p. ; 25cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2009.
|Summary, etc.:|| A tale based on the life of the sixteenth-century monarch describes her status as a Machiavellian pawn before her marriage to Henry II of France, her rivalry with her husband's conniving mistress, and her determined efforts to keep her sons on the throne.
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|Subject:||Catherine de Medicis, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of France, 1519-1589 > Fiction.
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- Baker & Taylor
A tale based on the life of the sixteenth-century monarch describes her status as a Machiavellian pawn before her marriage to Henry II of France, her rivalry with her husband's conniving mistress, and her determined efforts to keep her sons on the throne. 125,000 first printing.
- Baker & Taylor
Catherine de Midici, a wealthy heiress after the death of her parents, is married off by her family to Henry II of France, as she learns to cope with her husband's conniving mistress and, in later life, becomes determined to keep her sons on the throne.
- McMillan Palgrave
From Jeanne Kalogridis, the bestselling author of I, Mona Lisa and The Borgia Bride, comes a new novel that tells the passionate story of a queen who loved not wisely . . . but all too well.
Confidante of Nostradamus, scheming mother-in-law to Mary, Queen of Scots, and architect of the bloody St. Bartholomewâs Day Massacre, Catherine de Medici is one of the most maligned monarchs in history. In her latest historical fiction, Jeanne Kalogridis tells Catherineâs storyâthat of a tender young girl, destined to be a pawn in Machiavellian games.
Born into one of Florenceâs most powerful families, Catherine was soon left a fabulously rich heiress by the early deaths of her parents. Violent conflict rent the city state and she found herself imprisoned and threatened by her familyâs enemies before finally being released and married off to the handsome Prince Henry of France.
Overshadowed by her husbandâs mistress, the gorgeous, conniving Diane de Poitiers, and unable to bear children, Catherine resorted to the dark arts of sorcery to win Henryâs love and enhance her fertilityâfor which she would pay a price. Against the lavish and decadent backdrop of the French court, and Catherineâs blood-soaked visions of the future, Kalogridis reveals the great love and desire Catherine bore for her husband, Henry, and her stark determination to keep her sons on the throne.