About the Author

Eve Curie was born on December 6, 1904, in Paris, France. The younger of two daughters to Nobel Prize-winning scientists Pierre and Marie Curie, Eve […]


Madame Curie is the biography of Marie Sklodovska Curie, a Polish girl with a passion for knowledge who becomes a scientific genius. With her husband, […]


The biography begins with Marie Curie’s birth in 1867, in Warsaw. Poland has been dominated by the Russian Empire for over 100 years, and young […]

Literary Qualities

A carefully researched, factually exact biography, Madame Curie portrays the warmth of a daughter’s love and respect for her mother. The author’s compassionate and approving […]

Social Sensitivity

Madame Curie exhibits a degree of national prejudice. Marie’s childhood experiences lead her to distrust and despise Russia, a hatred she illustrates by spitting on […]


Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer released a motion picture version of Madame Curie in 1943. Produced by Sidney Franklin, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, and starring Greer Garson and Walter […]