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Hella’s Book Review

This month Hella reviews the book The Duchess by Danielle Steele

The story is set in the 1830’s starting in England then takes the reader to Paris, France and across the Atlantic Ocean to New York.  The Duchess referred to in the title is Angelique Latham. She is not a Duchess but the daughter of the Duke of Westerfield. She is the much-loved child of her father’s second marriage to a French woman who was the daughter of a French marquis.  Angelique loses her mother at an early age. Her father adores her and sees to it that she is well educated, learns French and is trained in managing their grand estate, Belgrave Castle. Read the full review

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