Green Darkness

Green Darkness This Unforgettable Story Of Undying Love Combines Mysticism, Suspense, Mystery, And Romance Into A Web Of Good And Evil That Stretches From 16th Century England To The Present Day Richard Marsdon Marries A Young American Woman Named Celia, Brings Her To Live At His English Estate, And All Seems To Be Going Well But Now Richard Has Become Withdrawn, And Celia Is Constantly Haunted By A Vague Dread When She Suffers A Breakdown And Wavers Between Life And Death, A Wise Doctor Realizes That Only By Forcing Celia To Relive Her Past Can He Enable Her To Escape Her Illness Celia Travels Back 400 Years In Time To Her Past Life As A Beautiful But Doomed Servant Through Her Eyes, We See The England Of The Tudors, Torn By Religious Strife, And Experience All The Pageantry, Lustiness, And Cruelty Of The Age As In Other Historical Romance Titles By This Author, The Past Comes Alive In This Flamboyant Classic Novel. 1960s Great Britain back into mid 16th century England reincarnation undying loving characters reborn but carrying the same damn baggage all of that for the most part this is an enjoyable novel about two lovers reborn who knows how many times, destined for tragic ends until they are able to sort out all of their issues I loved the opening chapters cosmopolitan aristocrats lounging around the pool, touring historical sites with rolled eyes, making loaded comments to each other during a din 1960s Great Britain back into mid 16th century England reincarnation undying loving characters reborn but carrying the same damn baggage all of that for the most part this is an enjoyable novel about two lovers reborn who knows how many times, destined for tragic ends until they are able to sort out all of their issues I loved the opening chapters cosmopolitan aristocrats lounging around the pool, touring historical sites with rolled eyes, making loaded comments to each other during a dinner party it was all so fun and chic I should readcontemporary novels written during that era featuring similar characters what a droll life i also enjoyed the remaining nine tenths of the book set during the reigns of Edward VI, Lady Jane, Bloody Mary, and Elizabeth th
I read this book when it was new and omg I LOVED it It was complex and dark and romantic and my then 14 yr old self couldn t get enough.Someone commented that it s dated It wasn t then but it s a reason I ve never tried to re read it I want to keep the feeling of how wo
Rating 3 stars out of five, but only because I still love the memoryThe Publisher Says This unforgettable story of undying love combines mysticism, suspense, mystery, and romance into a web of good and evil that stretches from 16th century England to the present day Richard Marsdon marries a young American woman named Celia, brings her to live at his English estate, and all seems to be going well But now Richard has become withdrawn, and Celia is constantly haunted by a vague dread When she Rating 3 stars out of five, but only because I still love the memoryThe Publisher Says This unforgettable story of undying love combines mysticism, suspense, mystery, and romance into a web of good and evil that stretches from 16th century England to the present day Richard Marsdon marries a young American woman named Celia, brings her to live at his English estate, and all seems to be going well But now Richard has become withdrawn, and Celia is constantly haunted by a vague dread When she suffers a breakdown and wavers between life and death, a wise doctor realizes that only by forcing Celia to relive her past can he enable her to escape her illness Celia travels back 400 years in time to her past life as a beautiful but doomed servant Through her eyes, we see the England of the Tudors, torn by religious strife, and experience all the pageantry, lustiness, and cruelty of the age As in other historical romance titles by this author, the past comes alive in this flamboyant cla
I must be the only man who has ever read this novel If you ve been having difficulty getting to sleep, Green Darkness can help I m surprised some pharmaceutical company hasn t named a hypnotic after it It s a long, dreary romance, rendered in prose that s the stylistic equivalent of dishwater, about a modern couple plagued by unresolved issues from a past life exasperating in all the wrong ways The story idea seemed interesting, and I slogged through it one summer when I was in junior high s I must be the only man who has ever read this novel If you ve been having difficulty getting to sleep, Green Darkness can help I m surprised some pharmaceutical company hasn t named a hypnotic after it It s a long, dreary romance, rendered in prose that s the stylistic equivalent of di
That s my absolute favourite by Anya Seton She combines present and past in this story of a crime in a medieval setting and how it s still affecting the present She explains political and social issues in an easy to understand way One of the books I keep re reading I was really looking forward to reading this book Maybe that s why I was so disappointed with it I truly liked the idea of the book reincarnation and karma two things I strongly believe in , which is the only thing that prevented me from rating it with one star The characters were not real, I didn t felt as though I knew very much about how they were feeling and that some things were ridiculously elaborate Julian is from Italy we get it I think that is mentioned at least 300 times Yet h I was really looking forward to reading this book Maybe that s why I was so disappointed with it I truly liked the idea of the book reincarnation and karma two things I strongly believe in , which is the only thing that prevented me from rating it with one star The characters were not real, I didn t felt as though I knew very much about how they were feeling and that some things were ridiculously elaborate Julian is from Italy we get it I think that is mentioned at least 300 times Yet his marriage gets one sentence when it happens and a paragraph later Would that not be slightlyimportant thank knowing that he s from Italy Worst of all, I felt like there was hardly much of a love story which is what the entire book is supposed to be based on or that was my interpre
Try switching the genders in this story now it s a lonely male student developing a crush on a female teacher, who doesn t encourage the crush and tries to dissuade the student Student carries a torch for the teacher for years, despite rarely seeing each other except for a weird almost sexual encounter during the middle of a home invasion and being married and widowed Student sees teacher again, sexual advances ensue, teacher says No very clearly in several ways Student then give Try switching the genders in this
My mom gave me this book to read as a teen It was amazing It is set in two time periods so is a modern and historical mixed into one You start with two people getting married in present day Then due to circumstances they end up discovering they knew each other before in 1500s England Obviously a very different time Their love affair in the past was rather complicated as it wasn t meant to be The story explores past lives and reincarn
I found this book sitting all by itself on a table at a library book sale It was the last day of the sale and everything had been quite picked over except for this gem Needless to say I grabbed it right away.Thank goodness for the Mt TBR Challenge which prompted me to read those books which have been on my shelves the longest This being one.The novel is divided into three parts and begins during what feels like the 1970 s Celia and Richard Marsdon are a wealthy young couple recently married I found this book sitting all by itself on a table at a library book sale It was the last day of the sale and everything had been quite picked over except for this gem Needless to say I grabbed it right away.Thank goodness for the Mt TBR Challenge which prompted me to read those books wh
I read Green Darkness when it was first published, so I would have been a young teenager It was the beginning of my love of dual time stories, and the forbidden love between Celia, the fair maiden, and the monk struck a chord with me When I added it to GR, my nostalgic memory rated it 4 stars.If I was reading it now for the first time, I would be inclined to rate it 3 stars The political and religious repercussions of the reigns of Edward, Mary, and Elizabeth made muchsense to me now an I read Green Darkness when it was first published, so I would have been a young teenager It was the beginning of my love of dual time stories, and the forbidden love between Celia, the fair maiden, and the monk struck a chord with me When I added it to GR, my nostalgic memory rated it 4 stars.If I was reading it now for the first time, I would be inclined to rate it 3 stars The political and religious repercussions of the reigns of Edward, Mary, and Elizabeth made muchsense

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  • Paperback
  • 591 pages
  • Green Darkness
  • Anya Seton
  • English
  • 19 May 2018
  • 1556525761