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The Proud Princess

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Ilona knew what it meant to be alone. Knew how it felt to be hungry, mistreated, defenseless.

But now Ilona was going home. All the hardships of exile were behind her. She was going back to Dabrozka, the tiny kingdom whose throne would someday be hers. She was returning triumphant--the beloved Princess of a proud and independent people who needed her despe
Mass Market Paperback, 152 pages
Published 1976 by Bantam Books
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Jun 04, 2012 Katherine rated it really liked it
Very good historical romance. The descriptions of her clothing and scenery made me feel like I was there. This is my first Bantam book, and although there was no elaboration on intimacy, it is a very memorable story. My only complaint: At only 152 pages, it was over way too quickly!
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Dec 03, 2015 Judith Brennan rated it liked it
A standard romp with Princes and Princesses, evil Kings and the odd kidnapping. Delightful nonsense.
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Feb 24, 2016 Vânia Nunes rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Ok. Perdi as contas de quantas vezes já li este livro. Nem preciso dizer que é meu preferido...

Ilona Nandina estava há 10 anos longe de Dabrozka.
Seu pai, o Rei, era um homem irascível. Quando as coisas não aconteciam do jeito dele, ele não pensava duas vezes em tomar medidas extremas. Por causa desse seu temperamento, sua esposa acabou partindo, fugindo dele. Ela havia sido espancada pelo marido vezes sem fim, chegando até a perder a consciência, mas quando o rei fez isso com Ilona, a rainha sab
My first Barbara Cartland book. The characters yearn for one another alot through out this--its the usual cute cooky cutter ending by Cartland- Great for one hour reads or to waste time
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Dame Mary Barbara Hamilton Cartland was a English writer, during her long career, she wrote over 700 books, making her one of the most prolific authors of the 20th century. She sold over 1,000 million copies throughout the world, earning her a place in the Guinness Book of Records. The world's most famous romantic novelist, she also wrote autobiographies, biographies, health and cookery books, and ...more
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