Monthly Archives: March 2019

Cracked Underneath

The Lacemaker and the Princess, by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, is a historical fiction novel about the events that unfolded during the French Revolution. In the book, there are two main characters: Isabelle and Thérèse. Isabelle is a poor lacemaker in … Continue reading

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The Collapsed Chaotic Bloodbath

People called him Quentin Dechambeau. He was born twice. First as a 14-year-old strongminded, unwavering, fighter. Fighting for the justice, equality, and freedom of the Third Estates. Then again as a 20-year-old witness of deaths, drowning in fear and guilt. … Continue reading

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The Bloody Walk to Liberty

“Little by little, the old world crumbled, and not once did the king imagine that some of the pieces might fall on him.” ― Jennifer Donnelly.  Images of the French Revolution may flash in your head at first thought, but death … Continue reading

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