Books: Forever Angelique

ANGéLIQUE (890 pp.) —Sergeanne Golon—Llpplncoff ($5.95).

Once upon a time, in the dank and gloomy castle of Monteloup in old Poitou, there lived an impecunious baron and his daughter Angélique, a wild and barefoot sprite who played, perhaps more than she should, with the peasant boy Nicholas. Looking to Angélique's beauty to save him from ruin, the baron betrothed her to the Comte de Peyrac de Morens, known as the Great Lame Devil of Languedoc, who was said to be so ugly that girls ran away when he passed by on his great...

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