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The Other Queen (Reprint) (Paperback) by Philippa Gregory

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This dazzling novel from a "New York Times"-bestselling author presents a new and unique view of one of history's most intriguing, romantic, and maddening heroines--Mary, Queen of Scots.



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From #1 New York Times bestselling author and "queen of royal fiction" (USA TODAY) Philippa Gregory--a dazzling new novel about the intriguing, romantic, and maddening Mary, Queen of Scots.

Fleeing violent rebellions in Scotland, Mary looks to Queen Elizabeth of England for sanctuary. Though promised protection, Mary, perceived as a serious threat to the English crown, is soon imprisoned by her former friend as a "guest" in the house of George Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury, and his indomitable wife, Bess of Hardwick. The newly married couple welcomes the condemned queen into their home, certain that serving as her hosts and jailers will bring them an advantage in the cutthroat world of the Elizabethan court.

To their horror, they grow to realize that the task will bankrupt their estate and lose them what little favor they've managed to gain as their home becomes the epicenter of intrigue and rebellion against Queen Elizabeth. And Mary is not as hopeless as she appears, manipulating the earl and spinning her own web of treachery and deceit, as she sharpens her weapons to reclaim her Scottish throne--and to take over Queen Elizabeth's of England.



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A mesmerizing novel that will keep readers turning pages deep into the night...as sweet and thorny as a wild English rose. -- BookPage

Mary's hell-bent assuredness combines deliciously with brisk chapt ers and rich historical detail. Indulge. -- People

Mary's hell-bent assuredness...combines deliciously with brisk chapters and rich historical detail. Indulge. -- People



About The Author



Philippa Gregory is the author of many New York Times bestselling novels, including The Other Boleyn Girl, and is a recognized authority on women's history. Many of her works have been adapted for the screen including The Other Boleyn Girl. She graduated from the University of Sussex and received a PhD from the University of Edinburgh, where she is a Regent. She holds honorary degrees from Teesside University and the University of Sussex. She is a fellow of the Universities of Sussex and Cardiff and was awarded the 2016 Harrogate Festival Award for Contribution to Historical Fiction. She is an honorary research fellow at Birkbeck, University of London. She founded Gardens for the Gambia, a charity to dig wells in poor rural schools in The Gambia, and has provided nearly 200 wells. She welcomes visitors to her website PhilippaGregory.com.
Dimensions (Overall): 8.04 Inches (H) x 5.72 Inches (W) x 1.02 Inches (D)
Weight: .85 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 440
Genre: Fiction + Literature Themes
Sub-Genre: Literary Genres + Types of Novels
Publisher: Touchstone Books
Format: Paperback
Author: Philippa Gregory
Language: English
Street Date: July 14, 2009
TCIN: 11446217
UPC: 9781416549147
Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-2746
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship weight: 0.84 pounds
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