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The Queen's Bastard


Historians have long whispered that Elizabeth “the Virgin Queen’s” passionate, lifelong affair with Robin Dudley, Earl of Leicester, may have led to the birth of a son, Arthur Dudley. In this exquisite sequel to The Secret Diary of Anne Boleyn, Robin Maxwell fashions a stunning fictional account of the child switched at birth by a lady-in-waiting who foresaw the deleteriou

Elisa Mesiani

Jun 11, 2012

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it was amazing

“Mio affezionato popolo,” cominciò Elisabetta con voce vigorosa e ferma “i miei consiglieri,temendo per la mia vita, non volevano che io venissi qui fra di voi. Ma come potete vedere non ho prestato loro ascolto, perché io credo nella lealtà dei miei sudditi che sono la mia forza e non la mia debolezza. E così sono venuta qui, al culmine della battaglia, per vivere o morire con voi! Posso avere il corpo debole e fragile di una donna,” proseguì Elisabetta, la voce elevata fin quasi a un grido “ma


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Tamara

Oct 03, 2009

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did not like it

Dear authors everywhere,

Entire chapters in italics are annoying and unnecessary. Italics are to emphasize important points. If you believe your readers are too stupid to realize when a different character’s voice is being used, you 1) are a poor character writer, 2) don’t respect your readers and 3) could simply use the device of using the character’s name as the chapter title.

For the record, I do not read chapters printed entirely in italicized type. Therefore, I read only about half of this b

Entire chapters in italics are annoying and unnecessary. Italics are to emphasize important points. If you believe your readers are too stupid to realize when a different character’s voice is being used, you 1) are a poor character writer, 2) don’t respect your readers and 3) could simply use the device of using the character’s name as the chapter title.

For the record, I do not read chapters printed entirely in italicized type. Therefore, I read only about half of this book. The parts I did read were not too bad.
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