Sep 30, 2020
The Queen's War: A Novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine
Posted by Jeanne Mackin

Henry, King of England and his wife, Eleanor, allow their private passions to emblaze Aquitaine and England in this novel about love, betrayal and vengeance.

  • Title: The Queen's War: A Novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine
  • Author: Jeanne Mackin
  • ISBN: 9780312049607
  • Page: 295
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Queen s War A Novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine Henry King of England and his wife Eleanor allow their private passions to emblaze Aquitaine and England in this novel about love betrayal and vengeance

    Carol

    This historical novel covers the period around 1173, when Eleanor of Aquitaine was residing in Poitiers and involved in a personal and political struggle with her estranged husband, Henry II of England Mackin takes up both the larger historical situation, and the adventures of Lucie, a yound woman at Eleanor s court, and Sophia, an educated woman who serves Eleanor as an astrologer She does a good job of weaving together the disparate story lines I particularly like the way she portrayed the com [...]



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