• In the Shadow of the Empress

  • The Defiant Lives of Maria Theresa, Mother of Marie Antoinette, and Her Daughters
  • By: Nancy Goldstone
  • Narrated by: Emma Newman
  • Length: 23 hrs and 8 mins
  • 4.0 out of 5 stars (1 rating)

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In the Shadow of the Empress

By: Nancy Goldstone
Narrated by: Emma Newman
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In the Shadow of the Empress is the sweeping family saga of beautiful Maria Theresa, the only woman to inherit and rule the vast Habsburg empire in her own name, and three of her remarkable daughters: lovely, talented Maria Christina, governor general of the Austrian Netherlands; spirited Maria Carolina, the resolute queen of Naples; and the youngest, Marie Antoinette, the glamorous, tragic queen of France, perhaps the most famous princess in history. Unfolding against an irresistible backdrop of courts from Vienna to Versailles, this epic history of Maria Theresa and her daughters is a tour de force of desire, adventure, ambition, treachery, sorrow and glory.

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©2020 Nancy Goldstone (P)2020 Orion Publishing Group

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