Enchantée

Enchant e Paris in is a labyrinth of twisted streets filled with beggars thieves revolutionaries and magiciansWhen smallpox kills her parents Camille Durbonne must find a way to provide for her frail

  • Title: Enchantée
  • Author: Gita Trelease
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  • Page: 254
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  • Paris in 1789 is a labyrinth of twisted streets, filled with beggars, thieves, revolutionaries and magiciansWhen smallpox kills her parents, Camille Durbonne must find a way to provide for her frail, naive sister while managing her volatile brother Relying on petty magic la magie domestique Camille painstakingly transforms scraps of metal into money to buy the food andParis in 1789 is a labyrinth of twisted streets, filled with beggars, thieves, revolutionaries and magiciansWhen smallpox kills her parents, Camille Durbonne must find a way to provide for her frail, naive sister while managing her volatile brother Relying on petty magic la magie domestique Camille painstakingly transforms scraps of metal into money to buy the food and medicine they need But when the coins won t hold their shape and her brother disappears with the family s savings, Camille must pursue a richer, dangerous mark the glittering court of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette.With the dark magic she learned from her mother, Camille transforms herself into the Baroness de la Fontaine and is swept up into life at the Palace of Versailles, where aristocrats both fear and hunger for la magie Her resentment of the rich at odds with the allure of glamour and excess, Camille is astonished to find that her would be suitor Lazare, a handsome young inventor whom she thought shared her dreams of liberty, is also leading a double life at Versailles as the Marquis de Sablebois a real marquis.As the Baroness de la Fontaine, Camille gambles at cards and flirts, desperate to maintain her place at court and keep herself and her sister off the streets But la magie has its costs When a scheming courtier blackmails her and Lazare s affections shift, Camille loses control of her secrets Then revolution erupts, and she must

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