(free or Summary) Castile for Isabella By Jean Plaidy


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    REVIEW Ü E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Jean Plaidy (free or Summary) Castile for Isabella By Jean Plaidy Jean Plaidy ´ 9 SUMMARY After having read Weir's stunning fictionalization of Katherine of Aragon I thought I'd step farther back in time and read about her mother Isabella of Castile Jean Plaidy wrote a trio of books about her from child

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    (free or Summary) Castile for Isabella By Jean Plaidy First part of a set of biographical novels about Isabella of Castile who funded Columbus and oversaw the creation of the Inuisition

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    (free or Summary) Castile for Isabella By Jean Plaidy REVIEW Ü E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Jean Plaidy Jean Plaidy ´ 9 SUMMARY This novel begins the story of a young Isabella born in 1451 to daughter to King John II of Castile Isabella of Portugal She is older sister to Alfonso who is in his cradle at the opening of this novel She has a great sisterly love for her older brother Henry IV of Castile who became King of Castile after John died in 1454 The novel revolves around Isabella and her mother who is mentally unstable; and the court of Henry with the drama resul

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    (free or Summary) Castile for Isabella By Jean Plaidy I really liked the reading I think Jean Plaidy had the touch to write historical novels The only thing i disagree on this reading is about Henry IV of Castile Reading about him is impossible to don't believe that he was homosexual Even his illness that took his life it's suspicious I know that there's a chance about being rumours c

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    Jean Plaidy ´ 9 SUMMARY REVIEW Ü E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Jean Plaidy (free or Summary) Castile for Isabella By Jean Plaidy As the title suggests this historical fiction novel is based on the real life of one of – if not the – most famous Spanish ueen

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    (free or Summary) Castile for Isabella By Jean Plaidy REVIEW Ü E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Jean Plaidy Jean Plaidy ´ 9 SUMMARY I was so looking forward to this book as we recently visited this area of Spain and I thought I should know about its history The novel did not disappoint in this respect but I always see a novel as a film in my m

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    (free or Summary) Castile for Isabella By Jean Plaidy Jean Plaidy ´ 9 SUMMARY REVIEW Ü E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Jean Plaidy I enjoyed it but if any of it was based on actual fact I'm glad I wasn't in line for the throne in those days Too many people wanting power doing anything to get it

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    (free or Summary) Castile for Isabella By Jean Plaidy To me this book was a little dry almost like reading a history book than a novel I think it's because the storytelling relies heavily on dialogue and thoughts there isn't much description of the castles villages and other spaces where the story is set The book also moved a bit slow in the beginning but it picked up speed later on I think P

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    (free or Summary) Castile for Isabella By Jean Plaidy Jean Plaidy ´ 9 SUMMARY I first read this book as a teenager and loved it at the time Back then I was just discovering historical fiction and was

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    (free or Summary) Castile for Isabella By Jean Plaidy REVIEW Ü E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Jean Plaidy Jean Plaidy ´ 9 SUMMARY One of Plaidy's earlier historical series this is a tightly written tale of the childhood of Isabella of Castille Trapped between her mentally unstable mother and dissolute half brother Isabella nevertheless manages to grow

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REVIEW Ü E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Jean Plaidy

Castile for Isabella

SUMMARY ✓ Castile for Isabella REVIEW Ü E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Jean Plaidy Jean Plaidy ´ 9 SUMMARY Ubt These were momentous years in Spanish history for here was a country in the grip of anarchy with a royal house divided against itself But Isabella firm serene and courageous was dedicated to an idea; to bring law and order toan all Christian Castile and to marry Ferdinand of Arag. I first read this book as a teenager and loved it at the time Back then I was just discovering historical fiction and was devouring Jean Plaidy s work along with many others I found it again on my bookshelf and decided to give it another goI still like it though I now have a much wider reading background to support my thoughts about it It s a readable book though like a history book than a novel It s well researched and has great historical detail

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SUMMARY ✓ Castile for Isabella REVIEW Ü E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Jean Plaidy Jean Plaidy ´ 9 SUMMARY Castile for Isabella covers the early life of the most significant of all Spanish monarchs Isabella of Castile Isabella is seen as a young girlwithin a few steps of the throne; first in the care of an ambitious but unbalanced mother; later in the licentious court of her half brother. After having read Weir s stunning fictionalization of Katherine of Aragon I thought I d step farther back in time and read about her mother Isabella of Castile Jean Plaidy wrote a trio of books about her from childhood onward This first book begins when she is four years old and her father King John dies leaving her and her brother Alphonso to be brought up isolated with their mother the mad ueen Isabella She is a religious fanatic prone to fits of nervous hysteria Isabella grows up to be a sullen pious princess obsessed with her betrothal to Ferdinand prince of Aragon Nothing will stand in her way of this marriage She is a singly minded young lady with a penchant for constant prayer Reading this account although fictional of her youth it s easy to see how she became the religious zealot who refused the divorce from Henry VIII and kept the title of ueen until she died She must have treated Mary the same way she was treated for Mary to have become what she was The apples didn t fall far from the tree on this family Plaidy did an excellent job of introducing Isabella to readers I think this is a must read for Tudor fans

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SUMMARY ✓ Castile for Isabella REVIEW Ü E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Jean Plaidy Jean Plaidy ´ 9 SUMMARY HenryIV; and at length ascending the throne Ferdinand beside her Meanwhile Henry IV weak and in the hands of favourites had married a frivolous and immoral Princess whose illicit love affair brought scandal and confusion to Castile with the birth of a child whose legitimacy was in do. I was so looking forward to this book as we recently visited this area of Spain and I thought I should know about its history The novel did not disappoint in this respect but I always see a novel as a film in my mind and the dialogue seemed stilted and unreal The pace and story telling however is as excellent as ever and I really enjoyed the reading experience

  • 288
  • Castile for Isabella
  • Jean Plaidy
  • English
  • 18 May 2019
  • 9780330238304