“The Bonfire of Destiny” is a riveting story of emancipation and freedom set in the vibrant Paris of ‘La Belle Époque’.
Paris, 1897, we are in the middle of « La Belle Epoque », Paris is a boiling city and all of Paris’ high society is rubbing shoulders at the Charity Bazaar sale, the yearly event that takes place in a grand venue built entirely of wood. Suddenly, a raging fire spreads throughout the building and ends up killing over 130 people, mostly women!
Three women’s destinies are changed forever.
Saved by a courageous worker, naïve young aristocrat, Alice de Jeansin discovers the harsh realities of her social status. Her maid Rose, about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime, is instead disfigured and offered a very strange bargain. And for Alice’s aunt, the beautiful Adrienne, the fire might just be the chance she’s been waiting for. The chance to disappear and start over.
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