The ​Red Queen (The Cousins' War 3.) (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels 3.) 4 csillagozás

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Heiress ​to the red rose of Lancaster, Margaret Beaufort never surrenders her belief that her house is the true ruler of England and that she has a great destiny before her. Her ambitions are disappointed when her sainted cousin Henry VI fails to recognize her as a kindred spirit, and she is even more dismayed when he sinks into madness. Her mother mocks her plans, revealing that Margaret will always be burdened with the reputation of her father, one of the most famously incompetent English commanders in France. But worst of all for Margaret is when she discovers that her mother is sending her to a loveless marriage in remote Wales.

Married to a man twice her age, quickly widowed, and a mother at only fourteen, Margaret is determined to turn her lonely life into a triumph. She sets her heart on putting her son on the throne of England regardless of the cost to herself, to England, and even to the little boy. Disregarding rival heirs and the overwhelming power of the York… (tovább)

Eredeti megjelenés éve: 2010

Touchstone, 2013
432 oldal · puhatáblás · ISBN: 9781476746302
Simon & Schuster, New York, 2011
420 oldal · ISBN: 1847394655
Touchstone, 2010
382 oldal · ISBN: 1416563725

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Philippa Gregory: The Red Queen

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