Prince of Europe: The Life of Charles-Joseph de Ligne Philip Mansel

ISBN: 9780753818558

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Prince of Europe: The Life of Charles-Joseph de Ligne  by  Philip Mansel

Prince of Europe: The Life of Charles-Joseph de Ligne by Philip Mansel
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Prince Charles-Joseph de Ligne was a provocative writer, an ambitious general, a brilliant conversationalist, and an innovative garden designer. His desire for military and literary glory was as great as his appetite for lovers. A worldly aristocrat,MorePrince Charles-Joseph de Ligne was a provocative writer, an ambitious general, a brilliant conversationalist, and an innovative garden designer. His desire for military and literary glory was as great as his appetite for lovers.

A worldly aristocrat, equally at home in Paris, Vienna, and St. Petersburg, he electrified and wrote about everyone he met, from Catherine the Great to Casanova, Marie Antoinette to Goethe. Prince of Europe is a story overflowing with memorable incidents and characters, told with delicacy and skill by one of Britain’s leading historians.



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