The Confessions of Catherine de MediciC.W. Gortner / Sep 17, 2019
The Confessions of Catherine de Medici The truth is none of us are innocent We all have sins to confess So reveals Catherine de Medici in this brilliantly imagined novel about one of history s most powerful and controversial women To some
The truth is, none of us are innocent We all have sins to confess So reveals Catherine de Medici in this brilliantly imagined novel about one of history s most powerful and controversial women To some she was the ruthless queen who led France into an era of savage violence To others she was the passionate savior of the French monarchy Acclaimed author C W Gortner brThe truth is, none of us are innocent We all have sins to confess So reveals Catherine de Medici in this brilliantly imagined novel about one of history s most powerful and controversial women To some she was the ruthless queen who led France into an era of savage violence To others she was the passionate savior of the French monarchy Acclaimed author C W Gortner brings Catherine to life in her own voice, allowing us to enter into the intimate world of a woman whose determination to protect her family s throne and realm plunged her into a lethal struggle for power The last legitimate descendant of the illustrious Medici line, Catherine suffers the expulsion of her family from her native Florence and narrowly escapes death at the hands of an enraged mob While still a teenager, she is betrothed to Henri, son of Fran ois I of France, and sent from Italy to an unfamiliar realm where she is overshadowed and humiliated by her husband s lifelong mistress Ever resilient, Catherine strives to create a role for herself through her patronage of the famous clairvoyant Nostradamus and her own innate gift as a seer But in her fortieth year, Catherine is widowed, left alone with six young children as regent of a kingdom torn apart by religious discord and the ambitions of a treacherous nobility Relying on her tenacity, wit, and uncanny gift for compromise, Catherine seizes power, intent on securing the throne for her sons She allies herself with the enigmatic Protestant leader Coligny, with whom she shares an intimate secret, and implacably carves a path toward peace, unaware that her own dark fate looms before her a fate that, if she is to save France, will demand the sacrifice of her ideals, her reputation, and the passion of her embattled heart From the fairy tale ch teaux of the Loire Valley to the battlefields of the wars of religion to the mob filled streets of Paris, The Confessions of Catherine de Medici is the extraordinary untold journey of one of the most maligned and misunderstood women ever to be queen.
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