“Perhaps again borrowing from Louis XIV, who had presided over an era of dazzlingly extravagant court masques, she decided to start hosting two parties a week at Versailles- one of which was to be a Monday night masked ball.”
Although there are some lovely photos in this book,I regret that there was not one of Marie Antoinette masked. #masquerade #musicalnewyear
"He will play many different roles -- a young prize in a brothel, the adopted son of Scottish missionaries, the impeccably educated young Englishman headed for Oxford -- in order to find the role that will finally fit."
A somewhat recent thrift shop find. I really liked White Tears, so I'm quite excited for this one. Seems to fit the bill for #masquerade
The mask transformed him. For the first time in some years he did not see himself as a tenant in an old short popover body with an immense and lumpish head.
#masquerade #MusicalNewYear @Cinfhen @vivastory