Cousins' War #1
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THE COUSINS' WAR
Philippa Gregory, "the queen
of royal fiction,"*
presents the first of a new series
set amid the
deadly feuds of England known as the
Wars of the Roses.
ON BROTHER to win the ultimate prize, the throne
of England, in this dazzling account of the wars of the
Plantagenets. They are the claimants and kings who ruled
England before the Tudors, and now Philippa Gregory brings
them to life through the dramatic and intimate stories of
the secret players: the indomitable women, starting with
Elizabeth Woodville, the White Queen.
Queen tells the story of a woman of extraordinary beauty
and ambition who, catching the eye of the newly crowned boy
king, marries him in secret and ascends to royalty. While
Elizabeth rises to the demands of her exalted position and
fights for the success of her family, her two sons become
central figures in a mystery that has confounded historians
for centuries: the missing princes in the Tower of London
whose fate is still unknown. From her uniquely qualified
perspective, Philippa Gregory explores this most famous
unsolved mystery of English history, informed by impeccable
research and framed by her inimitable storytelling
With The White Queen, 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
1 comment posted.
Re: The White Queen
"The White Queen" sounds very interesting to read...
(Wanda Maynard 1:30pm June 3, 2012)
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