The Moon and the Sun

In seventeenth-century France, Louis XIV rules with flamboyant ambition. From the Hall of Mirrors to the vermin-infested attics of the Chateau at Versailles, courtiers compete to please the king, sacrificing fortune,principles and sacred bonds. Here, Marie-Josephe de la Croix looks forward to assisting herbrother, Yves, in the scientific study of the rare sea monster he has captured. But when Marie-Josephe makes a discovery about the sea creature that threatens all her brother, the courtiers and the King understand, it is left to her to defy the institutions that power her world. But in the decadent court of King Louis, where morality is skewed and corruption reigns - will anyone listen to a single voice? Somehow, she must find the courage to follow her heart and her convictions - even at the cost of changing her life forever.

Product Overview
ISBN 9780857054241
Categories BX, Fantasy and Science Fiction, Fiction
Author(s) Vonda N. McIntyre
Publisher Quercus Publishing
Pages 448
Format Paperback
Dimensions 13cm x 2.8cm x 19.7cm
Weight 0.3 kg
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