Veronica Buckley (given birth to 1956) is a article writer and biographer. She was created in Christchurch, New Zealand. In 1979 she graduated through the College or university of Canterbury with high grade honours in French with beliefs, and was granted a postgraduate scholarship or grant in social and social background at the College or university of London. Before getting into her writing profession she worked like a musician, so that as a technical article writer and information administration professional in the IT market. Following doctoral study in Contemporary History at Oxford College or university, Buckley had written her 1st scholarly biography, about Queen Christina. Christina, Queen of Sweden: The Restless Existence of a Western Eccentric, was released in 2004, and translated into eight dialects. It was graded among the 20 greatest nonfiction books of the entire year from the Telegraph. Buckley’s second publication, Madame de Maintenon: THE TRICK Wife of Louis XIV, was released by Bloomsbury in July 2008. It really is a biography of Françoise d’Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon, who increased through the humblest of origins to be the morganatic wife of sunlight King, and extremely important at his Courtroom. In Apr 2008, the 1st release was recalled and reprinted due to erroneous referrals to a literary function. A press content in The Guardian “subjected” the mistake, even though it had recently been corrected. The publication continued to earn a broadly positive essential reception though Buckley was criticised by some reviewers on her behalf interpretation of her subject’s spiritual views. Buckley lived in Paris and Vienna, but currently lives in LA. She is wedded to the article writer Philipp Blom.
Publications and editions
Buckley, Veronica. Christina, Queen of Sweden: The Restless Existence of a Western Eccentric. Fourth Property, London, 2004 Buckley, Veronica. Christina, Queen of Sweden. Harper Perennial, London, 2005. ISBN 1-84115-736-8 pbk Buckley, Veronica. Madame de Maintenon: THE TRICK Wife of Louis XIV. Bloomsbury, London, 2008. ISBN 978-0-7475-8098-0 hbk Buckley, Veronica. THE TRICK Wife of Louis XIV: Françoise d’Aubigné, Madame de Maintenon, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, NY, 2009 As contributor Leo Hollis, (Ed.), Historical Paris Strolls, Cardogan, London, 2006 Rainer Wieland (Ed.), Frauen schön und stark: Frauen von heute über pass away Schönen der Kunst, Knesebeck, Munich, 2009 (in German) Philipp Blom and Veronica Buckley Die Welt von Gestern: Berlin, Brandstätter, Vienna, 2011 Philipp Blom (Ed.), Angelo Soliman - Ein Afrikaner in Wien, exhibition catalogue, Brandstätter, Vienna, 2011 (in German)
Reviews and external links
Overview of Christina, Queen of Sweden, The Weekend Times 11 Apr 2004 Overview of Christina, Queen of Sweden, Frances Wilson, The Guardian 10 Apr 2004 Overview of Christina, Queen of Sweden, Harriet Street, The Observer 2 Might 2004 Overview of Christina, Queen of Sweden, Philip Ziegler, The Sunday Telegraph 11 Apr 2004 Overview of Madame de Maintenon, The Economist, 24 July 2008 Overview of Madame de Maintenon, Teacher Munro Cost, The Telegraph. 3 August 2008 Veronica Buckley at A M Heath & Co Literary Real estate agents Veronica Buckley's website