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Castile for Isabella

Ubt These were momentous years in Spanish history for here was a country in the grip of anarchy with a royal house divided against itself But Isabella firm serene and courageous was dedicated to an idea; to bring law and order toan all Christian Castile and to marry Ferdinand of Arag. To me this book was a little dry almost like reading a history book than a novel I think it s because the storytelling relies

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Castile for Isabella covers the early life of the most significant of all Spanish monarchs Isabella of Castile Isabella is seen as a young girlwithin a few steps of the throne; first in the care of an ambitious but unbalanced mother; later in the licentious court of her half brother. First part of a set of biographical novels about Isabella of Castile who funded Columbus and oversaw the creation of the Inuis

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HenryIV; and at length ascending the throne Ferdinand beside her Meanwhile Henry IV weak and in the hands of favourites had married a frivolous and immoral Princess whose illicit love affair brought scandal and confusion to Castile with the birth of a child whose legitimacy was in do. I was so looking forward to this book as we recently visited this area of Spain and I thought I should know about its history


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Jean Plaidy which had sold 14 million copies by the time of her death She chose to use various names because of the differences in subject matter between her books; the best known apart from Plaidy are



10 thoughts on “Castile for Isabella

  1. says:

    After having read Weir's stunning fictionalization of Katherine of Aragon I thought I'd step farther back in time and read about her mother Isabella of Castile Jean Plaidy wrote a trio of books about her from childhood onward This first book begins when she is four years old and her father King John dies leaving her and her brother Alphonso to be brought up isolated with their mother the mad ueen Isabella She is a religious fana

  2. says:

    First part of a set of biographical novels about Isabella of Castile who funded Columbus and oversaw the creation of the Inuisition The usual fairly historically sound not entirely product of the busy pen of Jean Plaidy

  3. says:

    This novel begins the story of a young Isabella born in 1451 to daughter to King John II of Castile Isabella of Portugal She

  4. says:

    I really liked the reading I think Jean Plaidy had the touch to write historical novels The only thing i disagree on this reading is about Henry IV of Castile Reading about him is impossible to don't believe that he was homosexual Even his illness that took his life it's suspicious I know that there's a chance about being rumours created by his enemies and even his impotence but his court was full of libertinism Of course we'll

  5. says:

    As the title suggests this historical fiction novel is based on the real life of one of – if not the – most famous Spanish ueens

  6. says:

    I was so looking forward to this book as we recently visited this area of Spain and I thought I should know about its history The novel did not disappoint in this respect but I always see a novel as a film in my mind and the dialogue seemed stilted and unreal The pace and story telling however is as excellent as ever and I really enjoyed the reading experience

  7. says:

    I enjoyed it but if any of it was based on actual fact I'm glad I wasn't in line for the throne in those days Too many people wanting power doing anything to get it

  8. says:

    To me this book was a little dry almost like reading a history book than a novel I think it's because the storytelling relies heavily on dialogue and thoughts there isn't much description of the castles villages

  9. says:

    I first read this book as a teenager and loved it at the time Back then I was just discovering historical ficti

  10. says:

    One of Plaidy's earlier historical series this is a tightly written tale of the childhood of Isabella of Castille Trapped between her mentally unstable mother and dissolute half brother Isabella nevertheless mana

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