Books: Forever Caroline

CAROLINE CHÉRIE (314 pp.) — Cecil Saint-Laurent—Prentice-Hall ($3.50).

When Caroline de Bièvre arrives in Paris early in the spring of 1789, she is "16, unkissed and avid for life." Some five years and 311 pages later, she has finished with one husband and four lovers (a couple of would-be seducers escape her), flirted with a Lesbian, inspired three killings, saved her pretty, blonde neck from the guillotine and sailed, still unjaded, for the U.S. After a sale of 300,000 copies in France, Novelist Cecil Saint-Laurent's account of all this has now been published in...

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