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The Last Great Dance on Earth

Sandra Gulland

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Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Historical fiction

The final novel in the trilogy by the bestselling author of THE MANY LIVES & SECRET SORROWS OF JOSEPHINE B. and TALES OF PASSION, TALES OF WOE

At the turn of the nineteenth century, Napol on and his beloved Jos phine inhabit the Tuileries Palace. During the years they have been married it has been a time of extraordinary turmoil and triumph; a time of hope and disappointment in their desire for a child. Support for the First Consul has never been more ecstatic in the streets and in the Republic, but the machinations of the old regime mean the lives of Bonaparte and all those around him are in constant danger. And never more so than when Bonaparte becomes Emperor and Jos phine his Empress.

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Praise for The Last Great Dance on Earth

  • 'As sumptuous as any historical epic, as lip-quivering as any great romance, Gulland's serial fictionalisation of the life of Napoleon's Josephine is truly engrossing' The Scotsman

  • 'Sandra Gulland tackles the story at a terrific lick and has clearly done an impressive amount of research' Mail on Sunday

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Sandra Gulland

A writer and editor, Sandra Gulland was brought up in California and moved to Canada in 1970. She worked on the Josephine novels for many years, travelling extensively to the places where Josephine lived, learning to speak and read French and corresponding with period scholars. She lives in Ontario with her husband and two children.