Leonie Frieda
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Leonie Frieda

Leonie Frieda is the author of Catherine de Medici: Renaissance Queen of France, which was a bestseller on both sides of the Atlantic and was translated into eight languages. She lives in London.

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    • Catherine de Medici

    • Renaissance Queen of France
    • By: Leonie Frieda
    • Narrated by: Sarah Le Fevre
    • Length: 21 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Poisoner, despot, necromancer - the dark legend of Catherine de Medici is centuries old. In this critically hailed biography, Leonie Frieda reclaims the story of this unjustly maligned queen to reveal a skilled ruler battling extraordinary political and personal odds....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A little bias, easily recognized

    • By HeatherP on 11-17-18

    Regular price: $49.05

    • Francis I

    • The Maker of Modern France
    • By: Leonie Frieda
    • Narrated by: Carole Boyd
    • Length: 13 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    Catherine de Medici's father-in-law, King Francis of France, was the perfect Renaissance knight, the movement's exemplar and its Gallic interpreter. An aesthete, a diplomat par excellence....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Rekindling salamandrine fires...

    • By Zaubermond on 09-29-18

    Regular price: $34.22

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