Monsieur D Eon

Paperback
Set in 18th century France, Monsieur D'Eon-courtier, soldier, spy and intellect-keeps his (or her) secret for 60 years. A gender-bending, swash-buckling, biting comedy with all the right elements for an adventure story, it nonetheless makes some interesting observations about gender and class, both in 18th century France and today.