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Poison: A Novel
Francisca de Luarac, the daughter of a poor Spanish silk grower, is a dreamer of fabulous dreams. Marie Louise de Bourbon, the niece of Louis XIV, dances in slippers of fine Spanish silk in the French Court of the Sun King and imagines her own enchanted future. Born on the same day--in an age when superstition, repression, and the Inquisition reign--the lives of these two young women unfold in tan...
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Print Length: 339 pages
Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0380727412
Publisher: Random House; 1st edition (July 27, 2011)
Publication Date: July 27, 2011
Sold by: Random House LLC
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. I'm glad I read it, because it added to my knowledge not only of history but of my ancestors, and settled a couple of long-burning historical questions. These Australians of British blood are leaner in face, leaner in limb than the Kentish men, and drink whiskey instead of coffee or tea at early morn. So much for the leitmotif of "suffering. )This one contains beautiful and interesting case studies. Never felt bored on reading this book. The Bennett sisters are coming of age and it's time for them to find husbands if they want to find their place in high society. I grew up reading these gems and am delighted to see that they've been faithfully restored to their former glory. The Privilege of Being Human. Mary served with the MC's for over 20 years. The characters are hilarious. Is he telling me that numbers can be arranged so that the largest is on top. This book dwells on the last third of her life and that's a shame.
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“Tediously long. Grew so tired of the pointless plot but struggled through to the end instead of filing it in my Kindle's "Tried it but couldn't finish it" file. I don't know why I felt compelled to finish it other than to see if the author, who obvio...”
em, barely touching. Each hoards the memory of her adored lost mother like an amulet. Francica's obsession with her lover, a Catholick priest, will shaper her fate. Marie Loouise is yoked by political expediency to the mad, imptoent Carlos II of Spain. But even as their twin destinies spiral inexorably toward disaster, both Queen and commoner cultivate a dangerous, secret life dedicated to resistance, transcendence, and love. Written in gorgeous prose that has the sheen of silk, Kathryn Harrison's POISON vividlyreminds us of the persistence of desire, the passion that exists between mothers and daughters, and the sorcery of dreams.From the Hardcover edition.