Becoming Josephine: A Novel

Becoming Josephine: A Novel

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A sweeping historical debut about the Creole socialite who transformed herself into an empress

Readers are fascinated with the wives of famous men. In Becoming Josephine, debut novelist Heather Webb follows Rose Tascher as she sails from her Martinique plantation to Paris, eager to enjoy an elegant life at the royal court. Once there, however, Rose's aristocratic soldier-husband dashes her dreams by abandoning her amid the tumult of the French Revolution. After narrowly… (more)

Editorial reviews (2 reviews)


A worthy fictional primer on Empress Josephine.

The overall impression of Becoming Josephine is of a woman born into a complex period in history, in which everything familiar becomes hated and feared, who uses the gifts given to her to her best advantage and did what was necessary in order to survive.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Plume (December 31, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 1.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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