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Elizabeth Marie Pope (1917–1992)

Teoksen The Perilous Gard tekijä

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Fortunesdearest | 41 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Feb 1, 2024 |
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TashaBookStuff | 41 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jan 13, 2024 |
I bought this when I was very little, back when I was really getting into Elizabethan literature.

The story runs thus: Kate and her younger sister are ladies in waiting to Elizabeth I while Elizabeth is residing in the Tower of London under her sister's rule. Younger Sister decides that it's a wise idea to send Queen Mary a note about Elizabeth's conditions, which prompts Mary to ask for Younger Sister to go work with Mary and Kate to go work elsewhere, to remove the bad influence from the noble soul of her younger sister.

Romance, faeries, crazy people, gypsies, riddles, and all-around fun adventure romp - this story's got them all. Kate is a fun character and the cast of characters she meets are intriguing and enjoyable to read about. The ending is a little "well, I wanted this to happen, but..."

Still, it's enjoyable. I believe this is meant for teenagers though, so be wary if you're expecting adult historical fantasy fiction.
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AnonR | 41 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Aug 5, 2023 |
Thanks to the obliviously seditious actions of her sister Alicia, Queen Mary I exiles pragmatic Kate Sutton to a remote castle. Kate discovers treachery, superstition, a secret enclave of "fairies," and the sarcastic, tormented Christopher Heron.

This was pretty fabulous, and it's so full of great lines that I couldn't begin to quote them all (My favorite is Chistopher's "Kate! Unkind! How can you? Marry Alicia? Think of it!" but it requires the rest of the book for context). Kate and Christopher are wonderful characters: she is stern, relentless and loyal, while he's flippant, caustic, and wounded.… (lisätietoja)
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proustbot | 41 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jun 19, 2023 |



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