(From the publisher):
Wars, riots, religious dissension, the enmity of Parliament, the intrigues of the Dauphin, and the hunger of his people left Louis XV unmoved. No longer the Well-Beloved, he ignored the dangers facing France, seeking refuge from any unpleasantness in extravagance, folly and undisguised sensuality. After the death of Madame de Pompadour, a succession of lovely girls brought Louis temporary forgetfulness -- until the voluptuous du Barry made the King once again feel young and gay and in love...
Original title: The Road to Compiegne
Genre: Fiction→ Historical→ The "royals"
Fiction→ Historical→ European→ France