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Queen Eleanor

Independent Spirit of the Medieval World

by Polly Schoyer Brooks

  • 154 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7469054M
ISBN 100395981395
ISBN 109780395981399

  Queen Eleanor and Fair Rosamond—among the most compelling and thought-provoking of Margaret Oliphant’s works of short fiction—tells the story of Mr. and Mrs. Lycett-Landon, “two middle-aged people in the fullness of life and prosperity,” and of what becomes of their marriage when Mr. Lycett-Landon becomes uncommunicative while on an extended business trip. This reading group guide for Eleanor the Queen by Norah Lofts includes suggested discussion questions intended to help your reading group find new and interesting angles and topics for your discussion. We hope that these ideas will enrich your conversation and increase your enjoyment of Released on: Ap


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Loved this book. I found out in December through family history that I'm a descendent of Queen Eleanor. I had a daughter last month and named her Eleanor, after Queen Eleanor, our ancestor.

I read this book to know more about who she was and wow. I picked a great lady to name my daughter after!!. Great read!/5(39). Queen Eleanor book "This biography of Queen Eleanor, by Polly Brooks, is simply fascinating.

It follows the life of Eleanor as she grows up to become a great ruler. It is mixed with facts about medieval life, and is quite beneficial and well-written. I wouldn't recommend it for under nine year olds; there are minor scandals and it would probably be too hard to read/5(17).

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