Devil's Brood by Sharon Penman

Devil's Brood by Sharon Penman

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A tale of passion, politics and conflict. It features King Henry II who finds himself brutally betrayed by his wife Eleanor and three eldest sons when they enter into a rebellion against him.
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In this gripping tale of passion, politics and conflict, King Henry II finds himself brutally betrayed by his wife Eleanor and three eldest sons when they enter into a rebellion against him. Aligning themselves with Henry's most bitter enemy, King Louis of France, their treacherous actions will have devastating consequences as they bring about the downfall of a brilliant man and a powerful empire. In "Devil's Brood", the compelling story of Henry and Eleanor's once great love affair is explored in an uniquely vivid way. What twists of fate turn love to hatred? What points of principle and ambition cause these two icons to struggle for power, leaving their family tragically divided and their turbulent marriage finished in all but name? Sharon Penman's glorious trilogy reaches its spellbinding conclusion.

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SKU GOR001214226
Title Devil's Brood
Author By (author) Sharon Penman
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 2009
Number of Pages 848
ISBN 10 0141038551
ISBN 13 9780141038551
Edition N/A
Prizes No
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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In this gripping tale of passion, politics and conflict, King Henry II finds himself brutally betrayed by his wife Eleanor and three eldest sons when they enter into a rebellion against him. Aligning themselves with Henry's most bitter enemy, King Louis of France, their treacherous actions will have devastating consequences as they bring about the downfall of a brilliant man and a powerful empire. In "Devil's Brood", the compelling story of Henry and Eleanor's once great love affair is explored in an uniquely vivid way. What twists of fate turn love to hatred? What points of principle and ambition cause these two icons to struggle for power, leaving their family tragically divided and their turbulent marriage finished in all but name? Sharon Penman's glorious trilogy reaches its spellbinding conclusion.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001214226
Title Devil's Brood
Author By (author) Sharon Penman
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 2009
Number of Pages 848
ISBN 10 0141038551
ISBN 13 9780141038551
Edition N/A
Prizes No
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No