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- Description'Clever...the narrative has the colour and power of the best of the chronicles she uses.' - Sunday Times Margaret of Anjou is young, beautiful, French and wildly unpopular when she marries England's ill-fated Henry VI. After the English are banished from France, civil war erupts. Margaret becomes a warrior queen, fighting for her husband's right to be king and her son's position as his rightful heir. Meanwhile, heiress Margaret Beaufort is born into a troubled inheritance. Fiercely sought after by courtiers, by the age of thirteen she has married twice and given birth to her only son, who will be the future king of England. But then he is taken from her...
- Author BiographyLivi Michael has published six novels for adults: Rebellion, published in 2015, Succession, published in 2014; Under a Thin Moon which won the Arthur Welton award in 1992; Their Angel Reach which won the Faber Prize in 1995; All the Dark Air (1997) which was shortlisted for the Mind Award; and Inheritance, which won a Society of Authors Award. Livi has two sons and lives in Greater Manchester. She teaches creative writing at Manchester Metropolitan University and has been a senior lecturer in Creative Writing at Sheffield Hallam University.
- Author(s)Livi Michael
- PublisherPenguin Books Ltd
- Date of Publication30/07/2015
- SubjectHistorical & Mythological Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintFig Tree
- Weight255 g
- Width129 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine22 mm
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