New York : W. W. Norton & Co., 2013, c2012.
1st American ed.
373 p. ; 25 cm.
In this sequel to Restoration, court physician Robert Merivel has a middle age crisis and sets off for Versailles where he meets Madame de Flamanville, a Swiss botanist, and rescues a captive bear to take back to Bidnold Manor.
The great enormity -- The great captivity -- The great consolation -- The great transition.