The Women of Chateau Lafayette [Book Review] #ThrowbackThursday #HistoricalFiction #France

The Women of Chateau Lafayette is the untold and inspiring stories of three women and their lives at Chateau Lafayette.

The Women of Chateau Lafayette by Stephanie Dray

The Women of Chateau Lafayette by Stephanie Dray (cover) Image: a woman kneels down in an archway to speak to a young girl

Genre/Categories/Setting: Historical Fiction (French Revolution, WW1, WW11), France, Women, Biographical

Welcome to #ThrowBackThursday where I highlight an older review or post a current review of a backlist title. Today, I’m sharing a compelling histfic story told from three perspectives and time periods, The Women of Chateau Lafayette by Stephanie Dray.

I’m linking up with Davida @ The Chocolate Lady’s Book Review Blog for #ThrowbackThursday.

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My Summary:

A real castle in France, Chateau Lafayette, connects three women: noblewoman Adrienne Lafayette (wife of Gilbert Lafayette); New York socialite and actress Beatrice Astor Chanler; and French school teacher, aspiring artist, and orphan Marthe Simone. After having been the home of the Lafayette’s, the castle became a refuge for orphan children during two world wars.

Chateau Lafayette in France

Chateau Lafayette (Source: Wikipedia)

Chateau Lafayette needs to be considered a character as it connects and holds the entire story together….

Continue here for my full review of The Women of Chateau Lafayette…


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