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  • ueen of the Summer Stars
  • Persia Woolley
  • English
  • 09 July 2020
  • 9780671622022

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summary ueen of the Summer Stars Persia Woolley ✓ 7 free read summary ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ✓ Persia Woolley Le her thirst for freedom with her duties as ueen and her growing love for Lancelot with her loyalty to her husband Vibrantly human and touchingly real Guinevere reigns as a woman poised to discover the true peril and promise of the human hear. Oh dear I was becoming a little dubious by the end of book one but I am completely sure at the end of book 2 that I will pass on the final volume of the series Too many historical errors and anachronisms poor characterisation that actually got worse in book 2 or maybe I became less kind and a simplistic style of writing that seemed aimed at YA not adults even though apparently this was not so After reading Gillian Bradshaw s really excellent version of the Arthurian story this paled by comparison nay it dwindled Drops book 3 back to the library The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street in book 2 or maybe I became less kind and a simplistic style of writing that seemed aimed at YA not adults even though apparently this was not so After reading Gillian Bradshaw s really excellent version of the Arthurian story this paled by comparison nay

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summary ueen of the Summer Stars Persia Woolley ✓ 7 free read summary ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ✓ Persia Woolley Skillfully combats an accusation of planning to poison Arthur in a country simmering with unrest and scandal But Guinevere's greatest battles are dangers Arthur cannot see ones she'll have to fight on her own And all the while she must reconci. The Guinevere in ueen of the Summer Stars takes on the role of a bridge between the young girl innocent version of Guinevere from the first book and the Guinevere who is involved in the downfall of Camelot Given that role this Guinevere is worldly and mature than her predecessor She is actively involved in political discussions with Arthur and his men She comes into her own as a lover ueen and a friend as well as deals with issues of motherhood We really see her relationship with Arthur grow into something much solid than their early marriage showed We see her torn between love and duty something that is much strained as she identifies her relationship with LancelotI have to say that her relationships with Arthur and Lancelot were different than how I had imagined them prior to this book I always believed that she belonged with Arthur and hated her for running off with Lancelot in the legends but Woolley creates the relationship with Lancelot from the bottom up You really get a sense of why she could be torn between these two great men and the emotions and decisions that impacted both Lancelot and Guinevere I am very happy that Woolley took time to carve out Lancelot s character this allows the reader to identify with him The relationship between these characters felt like it developed naturally and by the end I was moved to their side This book is certainly much emotionally developed than the previous book in this series and very much appreciated by this reader When the narrative isn t focused on Guinevere s relationships it shifts focus to the politics of the time and there is a lot of it here Arthur is striving to bring together many different people and bring them under one law We get to meet many of these groups of people and understand the difficulties in doing thisThe one story thread that I now really want to explore is the story of Tristan and Isolde Woolley brought their story to the forefront for a short period and I loved reading Guinevere s reaction to their forbidden love I am now looking forward to Book 3 Guinevere The Legend in Autumn releasing in November 2011 than I was for Book 2 ueen of the Summer Stars is an overall better read in my mind than Child of the Northern Spring and I hope that Book 3 continues to build on that trendThis book was received for review from the publisher I was not compensated for my opinions and the above is my honest review Too Near the Fire in a country simmering with unrest and scandal But Guinevere's greatest battles are dangers Arthur cannot see ones she'll have to fight on her own And all the while she must reconci. The Guinevere Untouched ueen by Royal Command in ueen of the Summer Stars takes on the role of a bridge between the young girl Delta Force Desire innocent version of Guinevere from the first book and the Guinevere who My House Or Yours? is Once a Playboy involved The Daddy Deal in the downfall of Camelot Given that role this Guinevere Valley of Shadows is worldly and mature than her predecessor She Commanded by the French Duke is actively Awakening His Duchess involved Taming Her Irish Warrior in political discussions with Arthur and his men She comes Thorn's Challenge into her own as a lover ueen and a friend as well as deals with Heir To a Dark Inheritance issues of motherhood We really see her relationship with Arthur grow Feels Like the First Time into something much solid than their early marriage showed We see her torn between love and duty something that The Baron's uest is much strained as she Who Needs Mistletoe? 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summary ueen of the Summer Stars Persia Woolley ✓ 7 free read summary ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ✓ Persia Woolley In a country still reeling from the collapse of the Roman Empire the young King Arthur and his wife Guinevere struggle to keep the barbarians at bay even as they establish the Fellowship of the Round Table The spirited and outspoken Guinevere. Guinevere tells of her early married life with Arthur450 550ADBattle of Badon Hill was King Arthur s greatest triumph the Celts over the Saxons This almost total defeat of the Saxon invaders brought about an extended period of peace to Britain may have occurred at Bath HillAll invading Germanic tribes are referred to as Saxons although the northern settlers were predominatly Angles and those in the south included Jutes and Franks The britons called them all SaxonsSaxon gods lived in the sky Celtic gods lived under the waterAlbion was the ancient name for BritainAnastasius Bowl a silver tray found in the Sutton Hoo ship burielThe silversmith mark comes from ConstantinopleCenter of the basin depicts a woman s headCerne Abbas Giant figure cut into the hilside near Dorchesterthe 60 meter tall Cerne giant and the Maypole mound above his head have marked a fertility power place since ancient times The deep trenches cut into the chalk rock of the hillside outlining the giant s form have been maintained by generation after generation of local inhabitants since at least the 2nd millennium BCHistorical eveidence that there was a King Ambrosius Supposedly Merlin was his illegitimate sonDefence of Britain against Saxon invaders in the early sixth century and unification of britain the first since the downfall of the RomansLady of Shalot Elaine of Astolat is the woman who dies of unreuited love for Lancelot Mordred has become the villain in the Arthurian legends Described as nephew of King Arthur by some and by others as the bastard son of King Arthur by his half sister MorgauseIn legend Uther Pendragon was brother to Ambrosius and became King of Britain on his brother s deathVortigern could have ruled Britain during the early to mid 400s having grabbed the British throne from Constantine the father of Ambrosius Aurelianus and Uther PendragonGeoffrey of Monmouth Archdeacon of Monmouth and later Bishop of St Asaphs first popularized King Arthur s story around 1136 in his History of the Kings of Britain Though he was writing some six hundred years after Arthur s death there is no reason to suppose that Geoffrey s history was made upHe claimed he had taken most of his information from an earlier British source he referred to it as a certain very ancient book written in the British language ed unknown to us today Sir Thomas Malory s 15th century work Le Morte d Arthur is better known than Geoffrey He took their stories and retold them with an epic unity creating the Romantic Age of Chivalry With one stroke of his pen he transformed Arthur s Court from Dark Age obscurity to the height of medieval pageantry Being written in English and printed by William Caxton Le Morte d Arthur was instantly available to the masses and it remains highly popular even today as a classic work of literature Malory s work however is just that a work of literature There is little history left amongst his pagesKing Mark of Cornwall his wife Isolde and the hero Tristan The legend of Tristan and Isolde is one of the most influential medieval romances which was about a love triangle between the hero his uncle and his uncle s wife This page contained full story from the Tristan and Isolde The story of Tristan and Isolde that takes place during Arthurian times This romance is a fascinating Arthurian legend The tragic love story of Tristan and Isolde has been told and retold through various stories and manuscripts It takes place during medieval times during the reign of King ArthurIsolde of Ireland also known as Isolt Isold Iseult or Ysolde was the daughter of Angwish King of Ireland She was betrothed to King Mark of Cornwall King Mark sent his nephew Tristan to Ireland to escort Isolde back to CornwallBefore leaving Ireland Isolde s mother gave a love potion to Isolde s handmaiden Brangraine with strict instructions to keep it safe until they reached Cornwall It was then to be given to Isolde on her wedding night Sometime during the voyage Isolde and Tristan drank the potion by accident and fell forever in love Isolde did marry Mark of Cornwall but could not help but love Tristan The love affair continued after the marriage When King Mark finally learned of the affair he forgave Isolde but Tristan was banned from Cornwall Tristan moved to King Arthur s court and later went to Brittany There he met Iseult of Brittany also known as Iseult of White Hands He was attracted to her because of the similarity of her name to his true love He married her but did not consummate the marriage because of his love for the true Isolde After falling ill he sent for Isolde in hopes that she would be able to cure him If she agreed to come the returning ship s sails would be white or the sails would be black if she did not agree Iseult seeing the white sails lied to Tristan and told him that the sails were black He died of grief before Isolde could reach him Isolde died soon after of a broken heart Iseult regretted her actions after she saw the love that the two had for each other