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The Shadow of the Pomegranate By Jean Plaidy

The Shadow of the Pomegranate
by Jean Plaidy

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The third of Jean Plaidy's Tudor novels, continuing the story of Katherine of Aragon's failing marriage to the adulterous Henry VIII ... Henry's affection for his older wife soon strays, and the neglected Katherine decides to use her power as Queen to dangerous foreign advantage.
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The Shadow of the Pomegranate Summary


The Shadow of the Pomegranate: (Tudor Saga) by Jean Plaidy

The third of Jean Plaidy's Tudor novels, continuing the story of Katherine of Aragon's failing marriage to the adulterous Henry VIII ... Whilst the young King Henry VIII basks in the pageants and games of his glittering court, his doting queen's health and fortunes fade. Henry's affection for his older wife soon strays, and the neglected Katherine decides to use her power as Queen to dangerous foreign advantage. Overseas battles play on Henry's volatile temper, and his defeat in France has changed the good-natured boy Katherine loved into an infamously callous ruler. With no legitimate heir yet born, Katherine once again begins to fear for her future...

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The Shadow of the Pomegranate Reviews


"Her novels are still very much to be enjoyed...Any writer who can both educate and thrill a reader of any age deserves to be remembered and find new fans...One only has to look at the TV/Media to see that the appetite for this kind of writing is still very much there" -- Matt Bates * WH Smith Travel *
"Plaidy excels at blending history with romance and drama" * New York Times *
"Jean Plaidy, by the skilful blending of superb storytelling and meticulous attention to authenticity of detail and depth of charaterization has become one of the country's most widely read novelists" * Sunday Times *
"Full-blooded, dramatic, exciting" * Observer *
"One of England's foremost historical novelists" * Birmingham Mail *

About Jean Plaidy


Jean Plaidy, one of the preeminent authors of historical fiction for most of the twentieth century, is the pen name of the prolific English author Eleanor Hibbert, also known as Victoria Holt. Jean Plaidy's novels had sold more than 14 million copies worldwide by the time of her death in 1993.

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GOR001426463
The Shadow of the Pomegranate: (Tudor Saga) by Jean Plaidy
Jean Plaidy
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cornerstone
2006-02-02
320
0099493152
9780099493150
N/A
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