Alix of Wanthwaite #3
On Sale: April 11, 2006
Featuring: Alix of Wanthwaite
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For decades, Pamela Kaufman has entertained a loyal
readership with the mesmerizing and often hilarious
adventures of Alix of Wanthwaite, madcap medieval beauty. In
Shield of Three Lions, the unflappable Alix braved the
crusades dressed as a man to spar with the king of England
over her birthright. Banners of Gold saw her taken hostage,
drawn into a web of international politics, and entangled in
the heartstrings of three different men. Now, The Prince of
Poison finds Alix homeward bound at last, with a half-royal
child in tow and an angry monarch on her trail.
Set amidst the pomp and savagery of twelfth-century Europe,
the Alix of Wanthwaite trilogy renders a glorious mishmash
of ruffians, peasants, troubadours, murderers, pretenders,
barons, princesses, and popes in charming and disarming
detail. Alix’s bawdy, free-wheeling narration wickedly
lampoons historical notables like Richard the Lion Heart and
Eleanor of Aquitaine, spinning the historical novel in a
Alix of Wanthwaite
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