Synopses & Reviews
The facts of Marie Antoinette's life are well documented. Daughter of the Empress of Austria; marriage to the prince of France; the ill-fated Affair of the Necklace, tales of excess and infidelity; her flight from Paris; her execution by guillotine. Until now the reality about this strong willed, compassionate and beautiful woman has proven elusive. Madame Campan, an accomplice to many of the actions above and more, here strives to reveal the truth.