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The White Queen (The Cousins' War, #1) - Philippa Gregory
The White Queen (The Cousins' War, #1)
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The White Queen Three different, yet equally relentless women who will scheme, manipulate, and seduce their way onto the English throne. "The White Queen" is the story of Elizabeth Woodville, a woman of extraordinary beauty and ambition, who secretly marries the newly crowned Edward IV. Elizabeth... show more
The White Queen Three different, yet equally relentless women who will scheme, manipulate, and seduce their way onto the English throne. "The White Queen" is the story of Elizabeth Woodville, a woman of extraordinary beauty and ambition, who secretly marries the newly crowned Edward IV. Elizabeth rises to the demands of her exalted position and fights for her family's dominance, but despite her best efforts, her ... Full description
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781471125812 (1471125815)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Pages no: 409
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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