More so than history, Lafayette: Courtier to Crown Fugitive, 1757 to 1777 (Histria) delves into the mystery of how the character of Marquis de La Fayette rose to the occasion in his desire to fight for the underdog rebels in faraway America. This is a fictional account of the coming-of-age of one of France’s most wealthy young bachelors.
Author S.P. Grogan places the youth of Gilbert into the context of the world around him in late 1700s France and the scandalous court of Queen Marie Antoinette and her clique of which the young noble was an active participant.
Lafayette, Courtier to Crown Fugitive looks at everything that impacts young La Fayette’s understanding of the world, and what fed his desire to seek glory and honors.
Las Vegas author S.P. Grogan specializes in historical fiction. ◊