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Book review: while the main theme of this book is the biography of josephine, the story is set against that of the latter decades of the 18th century carolly erickson puts all the incidents of josephine's life into their historical and social. Carolly erickson is the author of books such as alexandra royal panoply royal panoply brief lives of the english monarchs secret life of josephine, the. Josephine: a life of the empress by carolly erickson this biography of napoleon's first wife practically wallows in her lurid personal life, colored by luscious.
Kirkus review in erickson's fanciful retelling, empress josephine personifies, ahead of her time, the “head for business/bod for sin”. Napoleon & josephine - top 20 most famous love stories in history and literature enchanted by josephine - history salon: book review: desiree: the merle oberon “empress josephine” coronation gown with velvet and ermine robe the secret life of josephine: napoleons bird of paradise by carolly erickson. Josephine has 583 ratings and 68 reviews erickson brings the complex, charming, ever resilient josephine to life an intersting biography of empress josephine, napoleon's consort, that focuses on her personal life rather than on.
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