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The White Queen - Philippa Gregory
The White Queen
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From #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory, a TV tie-in edition of The White Queen, adapted for the Starz drama series The White Queen, premiering in 2013.Presenting a new series set amid the deadly feuds in England known as the Wars of the Roses Brother turns on brother to win... show more
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory, a TV tie-in edition of The White Queen, adapted for the Starz drama series The White Queen, premiering in 2013.Presenting a new series set amid the deadly feuds in England known as the Wars of the Roses Brother turns on brother to win the ultimate prize, the throne, in this dazzling account of the wars of the Plantagenets. They ruled before the Tudors, and now Philippa Gregory brings them to life through the dramatic and intimate stories of the secret players: the indomitable women. The White Queen tells the story of Elizabeth Woodville, a woman of extraordinary beauty and ambition, who secretly marries the newly crowned boy king. While Elizabeth rises to the demands of her exalted position and fights for the success of her family, her two sons become the central figures in a famous unsolved mystery that has confounded historians for centuries: the lost princes in the Tower of London. Philippa Gregory brings the artistry and intellect of a master writer and storyteller to a new era in history and begins what is sure to be another bestselling classic series from this beloved author.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781476735481 (1476735484)
ASIN: 1476735484
Publisher: Touchstone
Pages no: 464
Edition language: English
Series: The Cousins' War (#1)
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Jennifer's BOOoooOOOks
Jennifer's BOOoooOOOks rated it
3.0 The White Queen
I'm not exactly sure how I feel about this book as of yet. I didn't love it, but I didn't hate it either. The subject matter was definitely interesting. Elizabeth Woodville, as she is presented in this book, is a compelling, if not exactly likeable character. She knew what she wanted, and she foug...
danae
danae rated it
3.5 "The White Queen" by Philippa Gregory
WARNING: There are very few names in this book. There are about five each of Elizabeths, Richards, Georges, Henrys, and Margarets. That's probably a slight exaggeration with some of those. But I promise there are at least six Richards. Two of the Richards are brothers, even. That's right. Elizabeth ...
LitMuggle
LitMuggle rated it
4.0 Royalty with a touch of magic
Gregory has done it again, she's written another series I'm going to fall in love with. The York family is not a royal family I know a lot about so it was easy for me to separate myself from fact and fall into this slightly mythical world. King Edward can't help but fall in love with a young widow d...
Angel's Book Reviews 2.0
Angel's Book Reviews 2.0 rated it
3.0 The White Queen
The story was good, the telling was interesting. It gripped me from beginning to end. But there were some issues that prevented me from enjoying it fully.I guess one of the big problems authors face when writing about real historical figures is the character building. Real people don't make very goo...
Angel's Book Reviews 2.0
Angel's Book Reviews 2.0 rated it
3.0 The White Queen
The story was good, the telling was interesting. It gripped me from beginning to end. But there were some issues that prevented me from enjoying it fully.I guess one of the big problems authors face when writing about real historical figures is the character building. Real people don't make very goo...
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