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The Summer Queen - Elizabeth Chadwick
The Summer Queen
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The Summer Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine's story deserves to be legendary. She is an icon who has fascinated readers for over 800 years. But the real Eleanor remains elusive - until now. Based on the most up-to-date research, award-winning novelist Elizabeth Chadwick brings Eleanor's magnificent... show more
The Summer Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine's story deserves to be legendary. She is an icon who has fascinated readers for over 800 years. But the real Eleanor remains elusive - until now. Based on the most up-to-date research, award-winning novelist Elizabeth Chadwick brings Eleanor's magnificent story to life, as never before, unveiling the real Eleanor. Young, golden-haired and blue-eyed Eleanor has everything to lo... Full description
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781847445452 (1847445454)
Publisher: Sphere
Pages no: 478
Edition language: English
Series: Eleanor of Aquitane (#1)
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Lora Hates Spam
Lora Hates Spam rated it
5.0 The Summer Queen
by Elizabeth Chadwick This is a historical fiction about Eleanor of Aquitaine, spelled Aileanor in the original French and for the novel. She is forced to marry the young Prince Louis of France and soon becomes the Queen of France. She is depicted as a strong personality, but living in a time wh...
Sorry kids, no feet.
Sorry kids, no feet. rated it
3.0 The Summer Queen (Eleanor of Aquitane #1) - Elizabeth Chadwick
Elizabeth Chadwick has been a can't miss author for me. Eleanor of Aquitaine is one my favorite historical subjects. The combination of these two things should have made for a book that begs to be devoured in a day, right? Not so much. For starters, the elephant in the room is Sharon Kay Penman's...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
4.0
The first book in Chadwick's series about Alienor (Eleanor of Aquitaine). It basically covers her marriage to Louis and the very beginning of her marriage to Henry. Chadwick's Alienor is not only in keeping with her brief appearances in the Chadwick Marshall books, but also with the image that most ...
meeplemaiden
meeplemaiden rated it
4.0 Avoided for too long!
Elizabeth Chadwick has long been on my radar for historical fiction but when I stumbled across her website, I was put off by her somewhat unorthodox methods of research and her rather kitschy book titles. This really didn't sound like someone who took her historical accuracy all too seriously. So wh...
Carpe Librum
Carpe Librum rated it
3.0 Summer Queen by Elizabeth Chadwick
My standards might have been too high for this one to meet. I cannot read the story of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine without having Sharon Kay Penman's novels in the back of my mind. Chadwick's version has a different focus, so far, looking at Eleanor as a young girl and Queen of France, so that...
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