Encuentra The Thistle and the Rose: (Tudor Saga) de Jean Plaidy (ISBN: en Libros en idiomas extranjeros (Ver el Top en Libros en idiomas extranjeros). Katharine of Aragon, the young widow of Arthur, Prince of Wales, faces an uncertain future of poverty, humiliation, and exile, until she catches the eye of the new. It is about 30 years since I last read a Jean Plaidy book and this refreshed my memory of how superb her books are. I am currently reading the second in the.

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I am a collector of Eleanor Burford and as she wrote under the pseudonym of Jean Plaidy, I purchased this book, which was a 1st edition. I am trying to read all her works, and am always astonished with the lives that the royals led.

Overall, Margaret seems to have lead a very hard and melancholy life. It concentrated on Henry’s insecurities regarding the crown and plzidy guilt over the death of the princes in the tower. But if you’re looking for something romantic or something that pladiy you into the characters, this isn’t the book for you.

Before she left her home, Catherine plady rarely been outside the walls of the palaces or the convent where she was educated; she had dreamed of a legendary prince who had been exiled from his court after his father’s execution. Margaret being continually surprised and enraged by her husbands all three of them betraying her.

I did think the last couple chapters felt a bit rushed though.

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What didn’t I like? She was surrounded by enemies. Amazon Music Transmite millones de canciones.

Plaidy is of the opinion that he, not Richard III, libroa responsible for their deaths. Like her other historical fiction olaidy, To Hold the Crown will never be compared to, say, a Sharon Kay Penman novel.


These were her rivals, but she had more deadly enemies – the most malevolent of them the venomous, vile and highly dangerous Titus Oates, who sought to destroy her and brought her under the shadow of the axe. The story of Henry and Elizabeth has been written about numerous times, but I still think Plaidy does it best. When Catherine was five, after sixty years under Spanish rule, her father drove out the Spaniards llbros assumed his rightful role.

Todos los derechos reservados. It never plaidyy into personalities and describes the characters’ thoughts in an over-simplified way. It’s well written and it’s fine. Productos Reacondicionados Precios bajos en productos revisados por Amazon.

All in all, I found it entertaining historical fiction. For now, I’ll jeean them simply because they are reprinting so many of Plaidy’s historical fiction novels. Kindle Direct Publishing Publica tu libro en papel y digital de manera independiente. I am a huge fan of the meticulous research that this author does to get into the heart of the character and story. It is the story of a young noblewoman whose livros happines is subjugated to matters of state.

It’s Plaidy that I turn to when I crave a good comfort-read. Moreover, she was married to a King who was a natural philanderer and whose amorous escapades with the beautiful, though notorious, Lady Castlemaine, as well as with the cockney actress, Nell Gwynne, among others, would cause her much heartache. Her story is an interesting, albeit irritating one. It seems that mean again Margaret’s destiny is not to be her own Amazon Business Servicio para clientes de empresa.

Plaidy is the consummate professional: Plaidy, rather, exists in a class of her own: Also, I really hate how they took Elizabeth of York and turned her into a pleasant, boring automaton.

You won’t find any heros or villains in this story. That the King was capable of doing so was evident from the number of children he begat with his mistresses.

Detalles del producto Tapa blanda Editor: Jean Plaidy, also known to her legion of fans as Victoria Holt, was a prolific writer of historical fiction. Amazon Business Servicio para clientes de empresa. I have read many-a-book about the Tudors, but surprisingly, this is my first novel by Plidy. I just felt very sorry for the poor innocent queen who came with such jeah and visions of love to England, only to find her husband an unfaithful one.


The Thistle and the Rose: (Tudor Saga): : Jean Plaidy: Libros en idiomas extranjeros

Ver todas las apps de lectura gratuitas de Kindle. Catherine of Braganza left her home in Portugal to come to the notoriously licentious court of England to marry the newly restored King, Charles II.

Jean Plaidy’s Tudor series continues with the scandalous and heartbreaking story of Margaret Tudor, a princess who leaves England for Scotland and whose future was used to end war and unite kings.

Dry facts of who was king from one date to t h e next, or the name of his queen can be dull.

I have read many-a-book about the Plaicy, but surprisingly, this is my first novel by Ms. What didn’t I like? Prime Now Entrega en 1 hora En miles de productos. She recklessly married the Earl of Angus, whom she was happy with VERY briefly, only to spend the better part of 10 years trying to divorce him Overall, Margaret seems to have lead a very hard and melancholy life. I don’t know that the woman ever had an extended moment of happiness.

It never goes into personalities and describes the characters’ thoughts in an over-simplified way. Amazon Second Chance Donar, intercambiar, dar una segunda vida.

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