Queen's Gambit

av E C Fremantle
14t 24m Läses av Georgina Sutton

Förlagets beskrivning

The unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Elizabeth Fremantle's historical novel Queen's Gambit, read by the actress Georgina Sutton. The court of Henry VIII is rife with intrigue, rivalries and romance - and none are better placed to understand this than the women at its heart. Katherine Parr, widowed for the second time aged thirty-one, is obliged to return to court but, suspicious of the aging king and those who surround him, she does so with reluctance. Nevertheless, when she finds herself caught up in a passionate affair with the dashing and seductive Thomas Seymour, she believes she might finally be able to marry for love. But her presence at court has attracted the attentions of another . . . Captivated by her honesty and intelligence, Henry Tudor has his own plans for Katherine and no one is in the position to refuse a proposal from the king. So with her charismatic lover dispatched to the continent, Katherine must accept the hand of the ailing egotistical monarch and become Henry's sixth wife - and yet she has still not quite given up on love.


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Om man är ovan med engelska är denna serie om hovet i England i mitten och slutet av 1500-talet perfekt träning. Uppläsaren är fantastisk! Storyn känns äkta och miljön bra beskriven, man få en bra historielektion.

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Penguin Books Ltd
Läses av
Georgina Sutton

Historisk skönlitteratur
Skönlitteratur: romaner & noveller
Modern & samtida skönlitteratur 1945
London, Greater London
ca 1500 - ca 1600