The Lady of the Rivers

Gregory, Philippa

| 2011

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Jacquetta, daughter of the Count of Luxembourg and kinswoman to half the royalty of Europe, was married to the great Englishman John, Duke of Bedford, uncle to Henry VI. Widowed at the age of nineteen she took the extraordinary risk of marrying a gentleman of her house hold for love, and then carved out a life for herself as Queen Margaret of Anjou's close friend and a Lancaster supporter - until the day that her daughter Elizabeth Woodville fell in love and married the rival king Edward IV. Of all the little-known but important women of the period, her dramatic story is the most neglected. With her links to Melusina, and to the founder of the house of Luxembourg, together with her reputation for making magic, she is the most haunting of heroines.

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Susanne Honkanen

2015-07-14

Betyg

Denna tyckte jag var en av hennes bättre av de som handlar om rosornas krig.

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Katarina Strid

2015-04-12

Betyg

Vilket händelserikt liv denna historiska kvinna måste ha haft. Philippa Gregory lyfter i sina romaner fram kvinnorna i historien som ofta har förbisetts annars. Det är mycket intressant och lärorikt.

Jasmina <3

2014-04-06

Betyg

Denna bok var lika bra som de tidigare
"Läs så förstår ni" =)

Marita Ryen

2013-07-02

Betyg

Lika bra som tidigare romaner av Philippa Gregory, som handlar om kända kvinnor i England under medeltiden. Romanerna bygger på historisk fakta.