18th Century, Blog Tour, books

The Blue Explores Historical Mystery and Romance

The Blue, by Nancy Bilyeau, is a book about the search for a perfect shade of blue, to be used on porcelain. It’s an unusual subject, but an intriguing one as the book progresses, all about the porcelain wars of the 18th century between England and France. Magic of History…

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Little by Edward Carey the story of Madame Tussaud and how she came to have her wax museum
18th Century, books

Little: Not for the Faint-hearted

Little by Edward Carey is the story of Madame Tussaud, a dark and somewhat gory tale of the French Revolution. Marie, also known as Little, is orphaned by the age of seven, and then is apprenticed by Dr. Curtius, a man who has lived in solitude most of his life…

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