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The Grove of Eagles

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In 1588 the Spanish Armada had been defeated in the English Channel and the whole of Elizabethan England was alert for the revenge that surely had to follow. Men like John Killigrew, commanding a key position on the Cornish coast, were vital to the survival of the country, and it is through the eyes of his eldest son, Maugan, that the story unfolds. Rich in action, it is ...more
Hardcover, 576 pages
Published by Not Avail (first published 1963)
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Karen
Jun 14, 2010 Karen rated it really liked it
Another excellent story by Winston Graham. A novel of Elizabethan England in the Days of the Second Spanish Armada (1597). Detailed story of the Killigrew family and how history happened to them. Real people: Sir Walter Raleigh, Essex,and Queen Elizabeth all have a part.
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Jun 29, 2013 Lili rated it liked it
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A good historical novel fro the Elizabethan era, the time of the Spanish Armada the story is interspersed with real historical characters.
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Superior historical fiction writing. Highly recommended. The Spanish Armada threatens the Cornish coast of Elizabeth I's England.
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Winston Graham was the author of forty novels. His books have been widely translated and the Poldark series has been developed into two television series, shown in 22 countries. Six of Winston Graham's books have been filmed for the big screen, the most notable being Marnie, directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Winston Graham was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and in 1983 was awarded the ...more
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