The Rose of York (The Rose of York Trilogy, #1)

The Rose of York (The Rose of York Trilogy, #1) Download The Rose Of York The Rose Of York Trilogy, 1 Author Sandra Worth Pembspm.co.uk Set In Malory S England During The Wars Of The Roses When The Passions Of A Few Determined The Fate Of A Nation, This Acclaimed Winner Of A Remarkable Eight Awards Tells The True Story Of Two Star Crossed Lovers Richard Of Gloucester And Lady Anne Neville Before They Become King And Queen A Stirring Tale Of Romance And Intrigue. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here If you want Wars of the Roses cliches, this book is full of em Saint Richard and Saint Anne falling in lurve Check.Nasty Warwick is nasty and speaks pirate Check.Evil queen Marguerite is evil who gets pregnant by Somerset because her mad husband is mad Check.I can t reconcile with the author turning Lord Hastings into a rapist to excuse his later execution That s absurd and disgusting, imo
Overly romantic depiction of Richard III, bordering on absurdity The simplistic and unimaginative prose made it very difficult to finish this book I felt I was reading a low level YA novel Both Anne and Richard suffer from one note characterizations they re both totally in love with each other and are sainted sufferers thwarted at every turn by politics, fate, destiny, younameit They aren t people from history, or even compelling romance, but idealized archetypes of
I dont usually like to give negative comments i know every book will appeal to someone but being a long term supporter of Richard iii i couldnt help myself.richard iii has suffered centuries of bad press, most of which has now been proved false but Ms Worth paints him with such glowing colours that he becomes a saint Richard the third was a man of his time, violent, an unparalled military leader and a competent knight and king He was not a saint I would have prefered some gritty realism wou I dont usually like to give negative comments i know every book will appeal to someone but being a long term supporter of Richard
I made it to page 76 where Will Hastings is turned from one of my favorites into a disgusting evil pig, I could read no further I wasn t loving it up until that point anyway, too many shifts from the present too the past, I was getting motion sickness I just can t do it This is dire Sorry I don t give up easily but I can t continue with this, life is too short and there s too many good books out there. I found this novel and its two successors to be a wee tad flowery for my tastes It seems to partakeof the romanticism of the nineteenth century than the practicality of the fifteenth The three books made my teeth hurt. This book, and twoin the trilogy Crown of Destiny and Fall From Grace comprise a trilogy about the story of Richard the 3rd of England you know the one, Shakespeare made him a villain with a hunchback in his play, and he says the famous words my kingdom for a horse The truth of Richard s life is very different from what Shakespeare and others would have us believed, and this book is one that tells the story of his life, his lifelong love of, and eventual marriage to Anne Neville, This book, and twoin the trilogy Crown of Destiny and Fall From Grace comprise a trilogy about the story of Richard the 3rd of England you know the one, Shakespeare made him a villain with a hunchback in his play, and he says the famous words my kingdom for a horse The truth of Richard s life is very different from what Shakespeare and others would have us believed, and this book is one that tells the story of his life, his lif
Yet another attempt to tell the story of Richard III and Anne Neville, first book of a trilogy no, I didn t read the other two I found this one to be very dull to get through, and a thorough waste of my time Only two stars Skip this o
This book is the first of a series by Sandra Worth, published in 2003 about the Wars of the Roses For those who do not know, The Wars of the Roses was a period in England of civil wars from about 1450 1485 Its origins began before 1450 with much civil unrest The term Roses signify the white rose of the Yorks, the red rose of the Lancastrians Both of these houses were direct descendants of Edward the III and began to fight for the crown The Lancastrian King Henry VI had become unpopular al This book is the first of a series by Sandra Worth, published in 2003 about the Wars of the Roses For those who do not know, The Wars of the Roses was a period in England of civil wars from about 1450 1485 Its origins began before 1450 with much civil unrest The term Roses signify the white rose of the Yorks, the red rose of the Lancastrians Both of these houses were direct descendants of Edward the III and began to fight for the crown The Lancastrian King Henry VI had become unpopular along with the company he chose This caused much civil unrest, along
HISTORY BROUGHT TO LIFEWhen I was asked by the author to review this book, I was very happy to do so Although based on actual characters from history, it s not a book listing facts and dates, as text book might No this is a dramatised tale Of course the author has used artistic licence, giving her interpretation of the characters motivation and actions.Richard III depending on your viewpoint was much maligned, or a monster responsible for the death of the two princes in the tower As to the t HISTORY BROUGHT TO LIFEWhen I was asked by the author to review this book, I was very happy to do so Although based on actual characters from history, it s not a book listing facts and dates, as text book might No this is a dramatised tale Of course the author has used artistic licence, giving her interpretation of the characters motivation and actions.Richard III depending on your viewpoint was much maligned, or a monster responsible for the death of the two princes in the tower As to the truth of that, who knows it might have been him or Henry Tudor, or neither Why this particular event in history has become so notorious is puzzling to me Many other atrocities committed by kings and queens past are probably far worse.This book covers Richards early life, his first meeting with Ann Neville, the daughter of the Earl of Warwick, also known as The Kingmaker Ri

[EPUB] ✽ The Rose of York (The Rose of York Trilogy, #1)  ❂ Sandra Worth – Rarefishingbooks.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 340 pages
  • The Rose of York (The Rose of York Trilogy, #1)
  • Sandra Worth
  • English
  • 13 June 2018
  • 0975126407