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    • How to Ruin a Queen

    • Marie Antoinette and the Diamond Necklace Affair
    • By: Jonathan Beckman
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 12 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    In 1785, a sensational trial began in Paris that would divide the country and captivate Europe. A leading Catholic cardinal and scion of one of the most distinguished families in France stood accused of forging the queen's signature to obtain the most expensive piece of jewelry in Europe: a 2,800-carat diamond necklace. Where were the diamonds? Was the cardinal innocent? Was, for that matter, the queen?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A History Buff's Guilty Pleasure

    • By Kathy on 12-31-14

    Regular price: $34.99