[Reading] ➸ The Fatal Friendship Author Stanley Loomis – Writerscompany.co.uk

The Fatal Friendship The Hallmark Of His Writing, In This As In His Previous Book On Paris During The Terror, Is Fairness He Never Stretches A Fact To Suit A Thesis He Never Chooses Among Conflicting Interpretations The One That Will Best Advance His Narrative These Qualities Of Measure And Restraint Contribute To The Persuasiveness Of His Account Sanche De Gramont, New York Times, April 16, 1972,


10 thoughts on “The Fatal Friendship

  1. says:

    The author looked at the relationship possible affair between Marie Antoinette and the Swedish Diplomat, Axel Fersen I didnt find the book that compelling, but it was enlightening about the chain of events which led up to the executi


  2. says:

    A well researched and insightful look at the tragic queen s life and her relationship with Fersen Loomis has a fine understanding of the French Revolution and its causes and he distills the complexity of the times in a readable and easy to und


  3. says:

    My second Book on MA P this time withof Count Fersen throwen in, I though this book was going to be about the so called affair they had, but it was about well, what the name of the book is the fatal friendship indeed it was fatal in the end The author l


  4. says:

    In politics as in all phases of man s social exsistence there have always been problems to which there are no solutions And there have been periods in man s history when the control of his destiny seems to have been torn ...


  5. says:

    This was ok he duplicates his wonderful style from his work on the Terror, but this book lacks something of the grandeur and insight of that excellent book.


  6. says:

    Interesting read I walked away with a different view on the Fersen Antoinette relationship than I had at the beginning I really enjoyed his personal accounts in particular.


  7. says:

    Good read Nonfiction With lots of suspense and a hint of illicit romance.


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