Gregory, Philippa The Wise Woman

ISBN 13: 9780006514640

The Wise Woman

3.28 avg rating
( 6,832 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780006514640: The Wise Woman

Reissue of Philippa Gregory's disturbing novel of passion and betrayal in Tudor England. A haunting story of a woman's desire in a time of turbulence. Alys joins the nunnery to escape hardship and poverty but finds herself thrown back into the outside world when Henry VIII's wreckers destroy her sanctuary. With nothing to support her but her looks, her magic and her own instinctive cunning, Alys has to tread a perilous path between the faith of her childhood and her own female power. When she falls in love with Hugo, the feudal lord and another woman's husband, she dips into witchcraft to defeat her rival and to win her lover, but finds - as her cynical old foster-mother had advised - that magic makes a poor servant but a dominant master. Since heresy against the new church means the stake, and witchcraft the rope, Alys's danger is mortal. A woman's powers are no longer safe to use...

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Philippa Gregory is an internationally renowned author of historical novels. She holds a PhD in eighteenth-century literature from the University of Edinburgh. Works that have been adapted for television include A Respectable Trade, The Other Boleyn Girl and The Queen's Fool. The Other Boleyn Girl is now a major film, starring Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman and Eric Bana. Philippa Gregory lives in the North of England with her family.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Gregory, Philippa
ISBN 10: 0006514642 ISBN 13: 9780006514640
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97800065146400000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 9.49
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Gregory, Philippa
Published by HarperCollins Publishers, United Kingdom (2012)
ISBN 10: 0006514642 ISBN 13: 9780006514640
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, United Kingdom, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 194 x 132 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Reissue of Philippa Gregory s disturbing novel of passion and betrayal in Tudor England. A haunting story of a woman s desire in a time of turbulence. Alys joins the nunnery to escape hardship and poverty but finds herself thrown back into the outside world when Henry VIII s wreckers destroy her sanctuary. With nothing to support her but her looks, her magic and her own instinctive cunning, Alys has to tread a perilous path between the faith of her childhood and her own female power. When she falls in love with Hugo, the feudal lord and another woman s husband, she dips into witchcraft to defeat her rival and to win her lover, but finds - as her cynical old foster-mother had advised - that magic makes a poor servant but a dominant master. Since heresy against the new church means the stake, and witchcraft the rope, Alys s danger is mortal. A woman s powers are no longer safe to use. Bookseller Inventory # AA89780006514640

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 9.81
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Gregory, Philippa
Published by HarperCollins Publishers, United Kingdom (2012)
ISBN 10: 0006514642 ISBN 13: 9780006514640
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, United Kingdom, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 194 x 132 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Reissue of Philippa Gregory s disturbing novel of passion and betrayal in Tudor England. A haunting story of a woman s desire in a time of turbulence. Alys joins the nunnery to escape hardship and poverty but finds herself thrown back into the outside world when Henry VIII s wreckers destroy her sanctuary. With nothing to support her but her looks, her magic and her own instinctive cunning, Alys has to tread a perilous path between the faith of her childhood and her own female power. When she falls in love with Hugo, the feudal lord and another woman s husband, she dips into witchcraft to defeat her rival and to win her lover, but finds - as her cynical old foster-mother had advised - that magic makes a poor servant but a dominant master. Since heresy against the new church means the stake, and witchcraft the rope, Alys s danger is mortal. A woman s powers are no longer safe to use. Bookseller Inventory # AA89780006514640

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 10.28
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Gregory, Philippa
ISBN 10: 0006514642 ISBN 13: 9780006514640
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 130mm x 197mm x 37mm. Paperback. Reissue of Philippa Gregory's disturbing novel of passion and betrayal in Tudor England. A haunting story of a woman's desire in a time of turbulence. Alys joins the nunnery to escape hard.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 640 pages. 0.430. Bookseller Inventory # 9780006514640

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 12.13
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Gregory, Philippa
Published by Harper 2006-10-16 (2006)
ISBN 10: 0006514642 ISBN 13: 9780006514640
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper 2006-10-16, 2006. Book Condition: New. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatch time is 24-48 hours from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Bookseller Inventory # NU-GRD-00381466

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 8.50
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.77
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Gregory, Philippa
ISBN 10: 0006514642 ISBN 13: 9780006514640
New Paperback Quantity Available: 14
Seller
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: New. Not Signed; Reissue of Philippa Gregory's disturbing novel of passion and betrayal in Tudor England. A haunting story of a woman's desire in a time of turbulence. Alys joins the nunnery to escape hardship and poverty but finds herself thrown back into the outside world when Henry VIII's wreckers destroy her san. book. Bookseller Inventory # ria9780006514640_rkm

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 9.46
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.18
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Gregory, Philippa
Published by Harper (2002)
ISBN 10: 0006514642 ISBN 13: 9780006514640
New Softcover Quantity Available: 13
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper, 2002. Book Condition: New. 2002. Paperback. Reissue of Philippa Gregory's disturbing novel of passion and betrayal in Tudor England. Num Pages: 640 pages. BIC Classification: FV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 37. Weight in Grams: 432. . . . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9780006514640

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 13.67
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From Ireland to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Gregory, Philippa
Published by Harper
ISBN 10: 0006514642 ISBN 13: 9780006514640
New Softcover Quantity Available: 13
Seller
Kennys Bookstore
(Olney, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper. Book Condition: New. 2002. Paperback. Reissue of Philippa Gregory's disturbing novel of passion and betrayal in Tudor England. Num Pages: 640 pages. BIC Classification: FV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 37. Weight in Grams: 432. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780006514640

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 13.98
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Gregory, Philippa
Published by HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN 10: 0006514642 ISBN 13: 9780006514640
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins Publishers. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, The Wise Woman, Philippa Gregory, Reissue of Philippa Gregory's disturbing novel of passion and betrayal in Tudor England. A haunting story of a woman's desire in a time of turbulence. Alys joins the nunnery to escape hardship and poverty but finds herself thrown back into the outside world when Henry VIII's wreckers destroy her sanctuary. With nothing to support her but her looks, her magic and her own instinctive cunning, Alys has to tread a perilous path between the faith of her childhood and her own female power. When she falls in love with Hugo, the feudal lord and another woman's husband, she dips into witchcraft to defeat her rival and to win her lover, but finds - as her cynical old foster-mother had advised - that magic makes a poor servant but a dominant master. Since heresy against the new church means the stake, and witchcraft the rope, Alys's danger is mortal. A woman's powers are no longer safe to use. Bookseller Inventory # B9780006514640

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 6.82
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.43
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Gregory, Philippa
Published by HarperCollins Publishers 2002-02-04, London (2002)
ISBN 10: 0006514642 ISBN 13: 9780006514640
New paperback Quantity Available: 5
Seller
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins Publishers 2002-02-04, London, 2002. paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9780006514640

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 11.59
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.63
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book