The Puppet Crown

The Puppet Crown

by Harold MacGrath
     
 

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Something there is of the same power of revealing the loneliness the heartache and the unsatisfied longings of royalty that throbs in Daudet's "Kings in Exile." The whole plot turns on the misery of a King who has sold his birthright for a crown that is only a symbol of his own impotency. He is a puppet in the hands of a confederation of great powers who permit him to

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Something there is of the same power of revealing the loneliness the heartache and the unsatisfied longings of royalty that throbs in Daudet's "Kings in Exile." The whole plot turns on the misery of a King who has sold his birthright for a crown that is only a symbol of his own impotency. He is a puppet in the hands of a confederation of great powers who permit him to rule because he is an idealist and a dreamer, and, they know, will finally allow the kingdom to fall into their hands as a protectorate.

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ISBN-13:
9781494913298
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
01/06/2014
Pages:
290
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.61(d)

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