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The Love of a King

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This award-winning collection of adapted classic literature and original stories develops reading skills for low-beginning through advanced students.
Accessible language and carefully controlled vocabulary build students' reading confidence.
Introductions at the beginning of each story, illustrations throughout, and glossaries help build comprehension.
Before, during, and
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Paperback, 56 pages
Published March 1st 2008 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published August 17th 2000)
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kian
Sep 10, 2016 rated it liked it
اين كتاب درمورد داستان عجيب و واقعي زندگي ادوارد هشتم پادشاه انگلستان هست كه فقط چندماه تو اين منصب مي مونه و بخاطر عشق به زني مطلقه، از سلطنت كناره گيري ميكنه تا بتونه با اون زن ازدواج كنه... عشق زيبا و عجيبي بود....
Yuka Sugiura
May 01, 2014 rated it it was amazing
1. Pater Dainty, Oxford, Level2
2. 4/30-30m, 5/1-20m
3.lonely
love
king
Kind
Crown
Happy
Britain
4. When Edward left Britain, his mother said to him "I love you. I am your mother and nothing can change that. But if you marry that woman, you will break my heart. Go now. It is all very sad."
I think this words made him strong. He could decide not to come back here and be happy with woman he loved.
5. I really thought about true love through this book. Edward gave the crown to his brother and choose his
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Namiko
Edward VIII was the king of Great Britain and other several countries. But he throw his place away for his love. I don't believe that love is forever. How could it be? Love is getting colder and colder becasue people change. Did Edward really love Wallis so much? Was it really worth it to have to leave his country?
Sähår Ḿǿĥẳmmęd
Jun 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing
best English story i have ever read
just a king who left it all for his own happiness :) ♥
Emre
Dec 14, 2017 rated it really liked it
it is a very famous story in england, because of course it is a true story of a king who abdicated to be with the woman he loved. The story is very exciting, talked about a king called edward and a woman called wallis.They are the main characters. Edward met a pretty woman called wallis, he fell in love with her, but she was married with a man called winfiled and she divorced him because he was an agressive man.it is a wonderful story of love . ı liked this story because they passed for many pro ...more
Mohamed Alwakeel
Jan 11, 2018 rated it liked it
رواية لطيفة لغتها بسيطة وسهلة القراءة جداً ومناسبة للمبتدئين في قراءة الأدب الانجليزي. لمن لا يعرف، القصة حقيقية.
Hannah
Aug 23, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: tales, history
Brief love story! The love in stories can only be understood unless you experienced one, or else it is just a story.
Kookkik
May 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing
My favourite romance book ever. I had never been so touching like this before. I can feel the greatest love between 2 different class of 2 people how they fight for they love. How they pass through the strong disagree of the royal family. The true story about King Edward V||| and Wallis Simpson ( Duke and Duchess of Windsor). A king who throw everything away for him love and to be with her forever. After king George V died, he became a king. He had fall in love with a girl who had been married a ...more
Aki Kawachi
1. 6/27 30min 6/28 60min

2. Lonely
Prince
Travel
Willis
Dead
Divorce
Marriage

3. A

4. A

5. This is the true story of King Edward VIII of Great Britain; a man who fell in love, and who wanted to be happy. He could have anything that he wanted. But he wasn't happy because his heart was empty. Then he met Wallis and everything changed. But his family disagreed to get married with her. So they went away. Six months later, they married in France. When his mother and brother died, he returned to Windsor for a f
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Madoka Sakuta
Jun 03, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
OXFORD level2
time 45min JUNE2
7word
King life women two love decide home
Discusstion question
1 If you were the King, what would you do?
If I were the King, I want to do 2 things.
First, I make a lot of friends all over the world.
Second, I want to held Yakiniku party in Japan and invite them.
2 When you marry, do you want to live with your parents or not?
How about partner's parents?
In my case, I want to live with my parents.
I like my parents very much.
I do not want to live with partnerz's pare
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