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Book 1: Angélique, the Marquise of the Angels (1957)

The first part consists simultaneously the four story lines, therefore now this novel is divided into the four comprehensive books in new edition. Already in the entrance part which introduces the reader not only to the idyllic life of the landed gentry in the region of Poitou, the author introduces the exciting, mysterious, magical atmosphere into which belong also the scenes from environment of the darkened monastery in Poitiers. Like most of the then girls, seventeen year old Angélique is against her will married to the mysterious Count de Peyrac, who primarily scares her. Her fear and resistance, they are gradually turning into true love and Angélique is experiencing happiness in the palace of a progressive and charming nobleman of Aquitaine, of a traveler, scientist and philosopher with the political and business capabilities. The third element is the Royal wedding in St-Jean-de-Luz, and for the first time there is coming to the fore a key figure of the whole work - the King of the Sun and of the France, Louis XIV. The shining environment up to now is suddenly replaced by the dark dungeons of a prison, where is the Count de Peyrac getting into and after that, he is convicted of witchcraft in the fictional process. This plot introduces the readers to an other political context of the time.

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