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Within the Hollow Crown: A Valiant King's Struggle to Save His Country, His Dynasty, and His Love - Community Reviews back

by Margaret Campbell Barnes
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Tannat rated it 9 months ago
This read like the kind of historical fiction that I don’t really like: a description of a series of events in a historically important person’s life that never really seem to gel into a story. I spent a lot of my time a little lost because I could never tell how much time would pass in between chap...
Debbie's Spurts
Debbie's Spurts rated it 9 months ago
The subtitle for this book is "A Valiant King's Struggle to Save His Country, His Dynasty and His Love." And valiant he is. The author is setting forth a clearly heroic tale. Interesting times making potentially for a good story. I am feeling kinda force-fed what a valiant -- if naive -- young man ...
A Tale of Two Pages
A Tale of Two Pages rated it 4 years ago
Richard II came to the throne when he was still a minor, and under the influence of his uncles. After years of chaffing under their rule, and wanting to strike out on his own, he gets the chance. But the flames of revenge burn bright in his mind. He has been slighted, belittled, and little thought o...
jemidar rated it 5 years ago
More like 3.5 stars.Good solid, old school historical fiction about Richard II of England and his tragic reign which avoids getting overly bogged down in the politics of the time. The pluses of this are obvious but can lead to a little confusion why everyone is so against poor Richard and it also te...
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