The Other Queen
Publish date: September 16th 2008
Pages no: 438
Edition language: English
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
Philippa Gregory trzyma poziom. Praktycznie od 1998 roku wydaje jedną powieść rocznie, a od momentu, w którym zaczęła "na boku" tworzyć "Zakon Ciemności", to nawet dwie. Oczywiście nie jestem taką fanatyczką, żeby twierdzić, iż dosłownie każda jej książka jest niepowtarzalna i jedyna w swoim rodzaju...
Didn't love it. Didn't dislike it. Just...eh. I didn't like any of the characters particularly well. They all suffered from an extreme case of narcissism, which, I suppose, was integral to the whole royalty class system. But it often got in the way of a good story. I was taken with the idea that Eli...
Rather overblown and it goes on too long. I didn't much like any of the 3 main characters either who were hugely irritating. Not Gregory's best by a long chalk.
Having just left Sarum and the individual narratives that made up that historical framework I was a bit let-down when I saw that this was similar in style. I personally am not a big fan of the changing viewpoint from the perspective of the three main characters: Mary, Bess and George.The one charact...
Philippa Gregory is an amazing author to me...There are none of her stories/books that are less than 4 stars to me...this book is simply a continuation on the "dramatization" of the 1600-1700 monarchies, but still entrancing.