Queen's Gambit

Queen's Gambit

Book - 2013
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A tale inspired by the life of Henry VIII's sixth wife follows her reluctant marriage to the egotistical and powerful king in spite of her love for Thomas Seymour, a situation that compels her to make careful choices in a treacherous court.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c2013
Edition: 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed
ISBN: 9781476703060
Branch Call Number: FRE
Characteristics: 424 p. ;,24 cm

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dinkthecat
Oct 18, 2013

OK as a historically based novel but annoying when the characters are speaking about contemporaries mindful that you are reading this book and might not be aware (too dumb?) that Anne they mentioned is the Boleyn so they use full titles for your benefit. A little too modern in tone and language for my taste.

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claireswazey
Oct 01, 2013

Excellent novel. Very readable- really liked the writing style. The author speculates and invents details about certain characters, but it's a work of fiction and she admits to doing so. She provided a timeline in the back of the book which is useful.

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