Jude Morgan The King's Touch

ISBN 13: 9780747269526

The King's Touch

3.76 avg rating
( 198 ratings by Goodreads )
9780747269526: The King's Touch
View all copies of this ISBN edition:

Restored to the British throne in 1660 after years of exile, Charles II began a reign famous for dramatic events (the Plague, the Great Fire, the Dutch Wars), the flowering of science and the arts, and for notorious sexual liaisons. With a bevy of mistresses and flamboyantly addicted to high living, the Merry Monarch successfully presided over 'Merry Olde England' in an age of intrigue and religious dissent. When his tolerance extended to acknowledging his illegitimate son at court, James's life changed out of all recognition. This is the story of a remarkable man, and the spectacular upheavals and reversals of the time, told through the eyes of his illegitimate son, James, Duke of Monmouth.

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

From the Publisher:

This beautifully crafted novel brings to life an era famous for its dramatic events—the Plague, the Great fire of London, the Dutch Wars—and notorious for its sexual license and scandal. It was an era in which the King of England became a byword for sensual indulgence—enjoying ardent affairs and nurturing an addiction to witty company, horse racing, and high living, all the while maintaining an iron hold on his throne amid intrigue and violence. The King’s Touch tells the story of Charles II from a uniquely enlightening perspective—that of the first–born son he loved above all others, but who would never become his heir...

About the Author:

Jude Morgan was born and brought up in Peterborough on the edge of the Fens and was a student on the University of East Anglia MA course in Creative Writing under Malcolm Bradbury and Angela Carter.

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

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780747267584: The King's Touch

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  0747267588 ISBN 13:  9780747267584
Publisher: Headline, 2003

9780755302475: The King's Touch

Headli..., 2002

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace


Morgan, Jude
Published by Headline Book Publishing (2002)
ISBN 10: 0747269521 ISBN 13: 9780747269526
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Murray Media

Book Description Headline Book Publishing, 2002. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110747269521

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 205.62
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds