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The Thistle and the Rose: The Story of Margaret, Princess of England, Queen of Scotland (Novel of the Tudors Series)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 25, 2008

    GREAT BOOK!

    I really liked this book. Margaret was not a heroine...she was very spoiled in her early years and really most of her life but it is a compelling read. I wish King James IV was in the book a little more. But for someone like me who really stays mostly in the Tudor Era, touching in on Scotland was great. Its always different when your looking at it from another's perspective.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 3, 2007

    Read all of Plaidy's books if you love historical fiction

    This was the first of Plaidy's books I read. Since, I have read many others. They have prompted me to do a little research of my own to see how much is 'historical' and how much is 'fiction.' It seems to me that all the characters, their positions, and actions are as accurate and true as possible. The only fiction here is the conversations and feelings of each player, imagined by Ms. Plaidy. As a result, the reader does not get a false sense of history while they take an enjoyable trip back to an interesting time in Europe. If you are interested in the lives of European rulers of the past, love historical fiction, etc.. all of Plaidy's books are recommended!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 16, 2006

    An amazing story

    The Story or Margaret Tudor isn't very well known or common compared to that of her family members. But it was really becuase of her lineage to the throne that Scotland and England eventually united under one ruler. Hers is a story of betrayal, heartbreak, love, and determination, reveling a strong woman whose emotions seem so raw that anyone can relate to her.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 30, 2013

    Pikapower

    "Im sorry...Im just...im sorry...i just need to learn to..." She huffs. "Ill try to fit in... ill try to stay..." She is shaking her head violently

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  • Posted August 14, 2009

    Good read.

    Enjoyed this book and will look for more by this author in the future.

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    Posted October 26, 2008

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