A Spy in the House of Love: uncovering the real Marie Antoinette

Jul 13, 2016, 05:11 PM, London, Greater London, England

Author Evelyn Farr talks about about her latest book, 'I Love you Madly' (Peter Owen, August 2016) - which brings together the collected letters of Marie- Antoinette and her Swedish lover, Count Fersen. Written in both French and English editions by the author, this is a book which will change perceptions of the French queen for ever. Listen to the story of how Evelyn discovered and broke the secret code used between the lovers in order to hide their affair from the royal court and the king, and how the contemporary French establishment has reacted to these revelations.

After more than 200 years, the truth revealed at last....

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