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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Josephine, a Most Imperial Excellent Woman

Her name was originally Rose, and she loved gardening, horticulture, and birds.  She also loved jewelry and collecting art.   Wealth and royal status notwithstanding, she could have been me, or a Pym heroine, or any of us.  Here is further reading from Heather Webb, author of Becoming Josephine:

Napoleon & Josephine: An Improbable Marriage by Evangeline Bruce
The Rose of Martinique: A Life of Napoleon’s Josephine by Andrea Stuart
Mistress of Empires: The Extraordinary Life of Josephine Bonaparte by Kate Williams
Josephine: Napoleon’s Incomparable Empress by Eleanor P. Delorme
At the Court of Napoleon: Memoirs of the Duchesse d’Abrantes by Laure & Junot Abrantes and Oliver Bernier
Lettres de Napoléon à Joséphine by Napoléon Bonaparte

The Josephine B. Trilogy by Sandra Gulland
The Secret Life of Josephine: Napoleon’s Bird of Paradise by Carolly Erickson
The Second Empress: A Novel of Napoleon’s Court by Michelle Moran
- See more at: http://www.heatherwebbauthor.com/becoming-josephine-further-reading/#sthash.h0BsWXDT.dpuf

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