MISTRESS OF THE SUN

April 7, 2009|
MISTRESS OF THE SUN by Sandra Gulland
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From the author of the acclaimed and beloved Josephine B. Trilogy comes an enchanting historical novel that captures the drama, elegance and treachery of the court of Louis XIV of France. Louise de la Vallière, the brave and spirited child of minor nobility and an extraordinary horsewoman, falls in love with a wild stallion and uses ancient magic to tame him. This act shadows Louise throughout her life as she enters the court of the Sun King, where she captures-and then tragically loses-the King''s heart.
    Mistress of the Sun is addictive and alive. Sandra Gulland has filled this engaging narrative with glorious, meticulously researched detail, including notes on everything from courtly manners to Louis XIV''s favourite confection. Based on a true story of love and resounding with mystery, here is a novel that rewards readers with an irresistible glimpse into another time and another life.

SANDRA GULLAND was raised and educated in Berkeley, California, immigrating to Canadain 1970. She is the author of the Josephine B. trilogy, which has sold over 75,000 copiesin Canada and has been published worldwide to great success. Gulland spent many yearsresearchingMistress of the Sun, and in the interest of perfecting the bookR...
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Title:MISTRESS OF THE SUN
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:528 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 1.25 in
Shipping dimensions:528 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 1.25 in
Published:April 7, 2009
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781554680092

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