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by Philippa Gregory
Publisher: Windsor; Large Print edition edition (November 5, 2007)
Category: Genre Fiction
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When we were little children, she would revile the dull colours and swear she would marry a great merchant for his stocks of pink shot silk.
When we were little children, she would revile the dull colours and swear she would marry a great merchant for his stocks of pink shot silk. But as we grew and no merchant arrived, no geese laid golden eggs and no trees grew diamonds, she laughed no more about her old dark gowns, shiny at the seams and worn at the hems.
Part of The Wideacre Trilogy. But in the Dower House two children are being raised in protected innocence. Equal claimants to the inheritance of Wideacre, rivals for the love of the village, they are tied by a secret childhood betrothal but forbidden to marry
Part of The Wideacre Trilogy. Equal claimants to the inheritance of Wideacre, rivals for the love of the village, they are tied by a secret childhood betrothal but forbidden to marry. Only one can be the favoured child. Only one can inherit the magical understanding between the land and the Lacey family that can make the Sussex village grow green again. Only one can be Beatrice Lacey’s true heir.
Philippa Gregory is a British historical author, writer of the award winning The Other Boleyn Girl and The White Queen .
Philippa Gregory is a British historical author, writer of the award winning The Other Boleyn Girl and The White Queen, basis for the BBC One drama. Internationally bestselling author Philippa Gregory brings this extraordinary family drama to vivid life through its women – beginning with Elizabeth Woodville, the White Queen.
Philippa Gregory at the 2011 Texas Book Festival
Philippa Gregory at the 2011 Texas Book Festival. Philippa Gregory (1954-01-09) 9 January 1954 (age 66) Nairobi, Colony of Kenya (modern-day Nairobi County, Republic of Kenya). Following the success of Wideacre and the publication of The Favoured Child, she moved south to near Midhurst, West Sussex, where the Wideacre trilogy was set. Here she married her second husband Paul Carter, with whom she has a son. She divorced for a second time and married Anthony Mason, whom she had first met during her time in Hartlepool.
The Favored Child book. Pros:Philippa Gregory sure knows how to spin a great tale, and she never fails to engross the reader in her sordid character's lives. Cons:I did not like Julia's weakness and passiveness as a character. She was not nearly as strong as Beatrice, and I was hoping that she would have a stronger and bolder personality.
By Philippa Gregory, the author of The Other Boleyn Girl and The Virgin’s Lover. The Wideacre estate is bankrupt, the villagers are living in poverty and Wideacre Hall is a smoke-blackened ruin. Sweeping, passionate, unique: 'The Favoured Child' is the second novel in Philippa Gregory's bestselling trilogy which began with 'Wideacre' and concluded with 'Meridon'. Romance Fiction Historical Historical Romance.
After reading Wideacre I couldn't wait to read The Favoured Child and quickly bought it online. Such a waste of money, and even if I hadn't paid for it- what a waste of time!
view Kindle eBook view Audible audiobook. After reading Wideacre I couldn't wait to read The Favoured Child and quickly bought it online. Such a waste of money, and even if I hadn't paid for it- what a waste of time! How does an author create such a strong character with such a great story then follow up with such a spineless, useless, lily-livered girl as her heroin?!
But when I was a child, I was a girl on Wideacre. A girl who knew everything, and yet knew nothing. I was their only child, the only heir. I was raised with my cousin Richard, the son of Beatrice, my father’s sister.
But when I was a child, I was a girl on Wideacre. A girl who could see the past all around as she walked on the land – dimly, like firelit smoke. Those two – my papa and his sister-made my cousin and me joint heirs to Wideacre.
By Philippa Gregory, the author of The Other Boleyn Girl and The Virgin's Lover.
From New York Times bestselling author and "queen of royal fiction" ( USA TODAY ) Philippa Gregory comes the thrilling sequel to the New York Times bestseller Wideacre as the once-great Lacey estate is restored to its former grandeur-though not without cost. The Wideacre estate is bankrupt. The villagers are living in poverty and formerly stunning hall is a smoke-blackened ruin.
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