The wry, macabre, unforgettable tale of an ambitious orphan in Revolutionary Paris, befriended by royalty and radicals, who transforms herself into the legendary Madame Tussaud n nIn 1761, a tiny, odd looking girl named Marie is born in a village in Switzerland After the death of her parents, she is

Birdcage Walk

It is 1792 and Europe is seized by political turmoil and violence n nLizzie Fawkes has grown up in Radical circles where each step of the French Revolution is followed with eager idealism n nBut she has recently married John Diner Tredevant, a property developer who is heavily invested in Bristol s ho

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