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Review: The Age of Louis XIV (Everyman's Library #780)User Review - Goodreads
In any country or any agency of any era, we are always faced with a dilemma. We fight for a more open society but can't resist the charm of a hero-like dictator. Louis XIV is an icon of tyranny , as well as Steve Jobs. HIstory repeats itself.
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