Naslund writes in great detail of the sensual world Marie Antoinette experiences and interprets. The listener feels pulled into both time and place.
In spite of her Habsburg lineage, Marie Antoinette is a woman ruled by her husband and country and therefore at the mercy of others. There is little mercy during the French Revolution.
The author/photographer, Judith Hamilton, took photos at some of the 550 sites around the world where Wildlife Conservation Society works to save wildlife and habitats.
Hamilton has combined words of wisdom with intimate and arresting photographs of animals.