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Folly blindness and self delusion it provoked The humiliation the affair brought on the royal family contributed to their appalling deaths in the Revolution just four years lat. I usually don t read non fiction it bores me to death regardless of the subject matter There are only a very very few exceptions for me and one of them for sure is Antal Szerb That sai

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A királyné nyaklánca

This book revisits the story of Marie Antoinette’s necklace in order to present a portrait of the age In August 1785 Paris buzzed with a scandal that had everything an eminen. And so I arrived at a genre for which at the time I had no name I have called it a real history because it eschews every kind of novelistic embellishment and amplification and becau

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T churchman a female fraudster a part time prostitute and the hated ueen herself Its centerpiece was the most expensive diamond necklace ever assembled and the tangle of fraud. An entertaining witty and as far as I can tell not being an expert in the subject accurate story about the infamous necklace affair that had a big influence in Marie Antoinette s life T


10 thoughts on “A királyné nyaklánca

  1. says:

    And so I arrived at a genre for which at the time I had no name I have called it a 'real history' because it eschews every kind of novelistic embellishment and amplification and because it treats a well known episode from the time of Louis XVI This is a gloriously eccentric and idiosyncratic book that retells the curious story of

  2. says:

    Antal Szerb published this in 1942 at a time when his previously irrelevant Jewish background suddenly became not only becam

  3. says:

    It’s fitting how I’ve been putting off writing this review of The ueen’s Necklace Antal Szerb’s last book; for Szerb likewise seemed to have been putting off finishing it A lifelong Hungarian Catholic whose Jewish ancestry doomed him to underemployment and murder under Nazi occupation Szerb passed up several opportunities to escape preferring to share his people’s fate With the final fatal crisis appr

  4. says:

    An entertaining witty and as far as I can tell not being an expert in the subject accurate story about the infamous necklace affair that had a big influence in Marie Antoinette's life The book is a kind of a mixture of a novel and a history boo

  5. says:

    What would life be without a little ancient régime gossip?

  6. says:

    The ueen's necklace is an early example of the True Crime genre told by a sophisticated Hungarian in the 1930's Although this all happened som

  7. says:

    Extraordinarily modern work of history placing the Paris of 1785 in its economic and cultural context through the device of telling th

  8. says:

    I usually don't read non fiction; it bores me to death regardless of the subject matter There are only a very very few exceptions for me and one of them for sure is Antal Szerb That said you can easily argue that his non

  9. says:

    Another chance to fill gaps in my education and learn about Marie Antoinette and the French Revolution The necklace was a story in itself but told a lot about the class system and how people from different places in society viewed themselves I feel so much smarter now

  10. says:

    Not all novelists are great historians and very few historians venture into to the realm of the novel So it takes someone like the Hungarian master novelist Antal Szerb or the acclaimed German storyteller and novelist Stefan Zweig to do both Both writers Francophiles at heart were drawn to the figure of Marie Antoinette an

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