The Splendid Century

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Sloane, 1954 - France - 306 pages
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Presents an account of France under the rule of Louis XIV, discussing aspects of the Sun-King's private life and loves, and exploring the politics, economics, art, and society of the age.

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User Review  - dangraves - LibraryThing

The Splendid Century seemed to me wittily written. I had come to it expecting to be bored but was greatly entertained; and although my sympathies have never been with King Louis XIV, I found myself ... Read full review

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Interesting as being by C.S. Lewis's brother, but also for its own sake as a picture of life in the court of Louis XIV Read full review

Contents

THE KING
3
n THE COURT
39
THE BASE OF THE PYRAMID
64
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