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The Queen's Fool: A Novel (Boleyn)

Gregory, Philippa

Published by Touchstone, 2004
ISBN 10: 0743269829 / ISBN 13: 9780743269827
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Title: The Queen's Fool: A Novel (Boleyn)

Publisher: Touchstone

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Jacket present as described

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

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Signed by Author 0743269829 This hardcover book is Fine, being square and tight. The boards and spine have no wear with pristine lettering. The pages and endpages are clean, with no markings or folds. The dustjacket is As New; save a trace of wear to the back panel. Dustjacket is in mylar. Original Price is intact. Not ex-lib. Remainder mark is present on the lower edge of the block. This copy is signed by the Author on the title page without inscription. Bookseller Inventory # 006677

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Synopsis: #1 New York Times bestselling author and ?queen of royal fiction? ( USA TODAY) Philippa Gregory weaves a spellbinding tale of a young woman with the ability to see the future in an era when destiny was anything but clear.

Winter, 1553. Pursued by the Inquisition, Hannah Green, a fourteen-year-old Jewish girl, is forced to flee with her father from their home in Spain. But Hannah is no ordinary refugee; she has the gift of ?Sight,? the ability to foresee the future, priceless in the troubled times of the Tudor court. Hannah is adopted by the glamorous Robert Dudley, the charismatic son of King Edward?s protector, who brings her to court as a ?holy fool? for Queen Mary and, ultimately, Queen Elizabeth. Hired as a fool but working as a spy; promised in wedlock but in love with her master; endangered by the laws against heresy, treason, and witchcraft, Hannah must choose between the safe life of a commoner and the dangerous intrigues of the royal family that are inextricably bound up with her own yearnings and desires.

Teeming with vibrant period detail and peopled by characters seamlessly woven into the sweeping tapestry of history, The Queen?s Fool is a rich and emotionally resonant gem from a masterful storyteller.

Product Description: A young woman caught in the rivalry between Queen Mary and her half sister, Elizabeth, must find her true destiny amid treason, poisonous rivalries, loss of faith, and unrequited love.
It is winter, 1553. Pursued by the Inquisition, Hannah Green, a fourteen-year-old Jewish girl, is forced to flee Spain with her father. But Hannah is no ordinary refugee. Her gift of "Sight," the ability to foresee the future, is priceless in the troubled times
of the Tudor court. Hannah is adopted by the glamorous Robert Dudley, the charismatic son of King Edward's protector, who brings her to court as a "holy fool" for Queen Mary and, ultimately, Queen Elizabeth. Hired as a fool but working as a spy; promised in wedlock but in love with her master; endangered by the laws against heresy, treason, and witchcraft, Hannah must choose between the safe life of a commoner and the dangerous intrigues of the royal family that are inextricably bound up in her own yearnings and desires.
Teeming with vibrant period detail and peopled by characters seamlessly woven into the sweeping tapestry of history, The Queen's Fool is another rich and emotionally resonant gem from this wonderful storyteller.

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