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Kenilworth
     

Kenilworth

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by Sir Walter Scott
 

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No historian's Queen Elizabeth was ever so perfectly a woman as the fictitious Elizabeth of Kenilworth," wrote Thomas Hardy. Scott's magnificent novel recreates the drama and the strange mixture of assurance and profound unease of the age of Elizabeth through the story of Amy Robsart. A woman of great beauty and integrity, Amy is married to the Earl of

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No historian's Queen Elizabeth was ever so perfectly a woman as the fictitious Elizabeth of Kenilworth," wrote Thomas Hardy. Scott's magnificent novel recreates the drama and the strange mixture of assurance and profound unease of the age of Elizabeth through the story of Amy Robsart. A woman of great beauty and integrity, Amy is married to the Earl of Leicester, one of the queen's favorites, who must keep his marriage secret or else incur royal displeasure. Rich in character, melodrama, and romance, Kenilworth is rivaled only by the great Elizabethan dramas.

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The definitive edition of Walter Scott's 1821 pageant of Elizabethan life. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781607781912
Publisher:
MobileReference
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Series:
Mobi Classics
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
859,649
File size:
601 KB

Meet the Author

Sir Walter Scott (15 August 1771 - 21 September 1832) was a Scottish Writer.

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Kenilworth 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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MastiffMama More than 1 year ago
Still a wonderful read for the price. Perhaps the inaccuracies are why it's in the historical FICTION sectiion.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago