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Princesse of Versailles The Life of Marie Adelaide of SavoyL and opulent court in Europe at the height of royal power Viewed from the perspective of Princesse Marie Adelaide this. I feel embarrassed that it took me this long to finish this book but that's mostly because I got distracted 30 pages from the end and since the last 30 pages are where everybody gets sick gets overdosed with emetics and ruthlessly bled and then not surprisingly dies it took a while for me to drum up the motivation to read that bitAnyway I loved this book which is a detailed biography of Marie Adelaide of Savoy Louis XIV's granddaughter in law Adelaide did not actually do that much besides charm everyone around her but she lived at an absolutely fascinating time and in telling the story of her life the book gives a rich and involving portrait of the period everything from Jansenists to court ceremony to the War of the Spanish Succession to how Louis XIV was a really terrible person Great stuff