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In battle he fought with legendary valor . . . At court, dressed in silks and ribbons, he openly favored his male lovers . . . Despised but feared by his brother, he was the perpetual loser in a lifelong sibling rivalry . . . Brother to the Sun King: Philippe, Duke of Orleans.
There are very few books covering Philippe, Duc D'Orleans. This is well worth the read.
Brother to the Sun King
Combines archival research with twentieth-century psychological insights to illuminate a sad life of Philippe d'Orleans... Skillfully portrays Philippe's personality and that of others. * Wilson Library Bulletin *
ISBN: 9780801861642 ISBN-10: 0801861640 Audience:
For Ages: 18+ years old Format:
Number Of Pages: 368 Published: 1st December 1998 Publisher: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV PR Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 22.89 x 15.29
Weight (kg): 0.57