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The Queen's War: A Novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine

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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.
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Published by St. Martin's Press
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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 ...more
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Jeanne Mackin is the author of The Beautiful American and A Lady of Good Family. In addition to several other novels as well as short fiction and creative nonfiction, she is the author of the Cornell Book of Herbs and Edible Flowers and co-editor of The Norton Book of Love. She lives with her husband in upstate New York.
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