Holly Tucker

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Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 7:00pm
2720 Frankfort Ave.
Louisville, KY 40206







In City of Light, City of Poison, Holly Tucker takes a deep dive into La Reynie's meticulous documentation of the scandal at the center of Louis XIV's reign; A story of poison, torture, lovers, witches, satanic priests, and aristocratic ladies.

Holly Tucker is a prefessor of French abd Biomedical Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University. Please join us for a reading and signing.

"A fierce tale of conspiracy and retribution..." - Michael Sims, author of The Story of Charlotte's Web


City of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic, and the First Police Chief of Paris By Holly Tucker Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393239782
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 21st, 2017

“A fierce tale of conspiracy and retribution… Thanks to Tucker’s sympathetic necromancy and her luscious resurrection of everyday detail, even in gilded palaces the human psyche seems familiarly deceitful and self-justifying.” —Michael Sims, author of The Story of Charlotte’s Web and Arthur and Sherlock

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