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The Sister Queens PDF Epub The Sister Queens Author Sophie Perinot Ivogue.co.uk Patient, Perfect, And Used To Being First, Marguerite Becomes Queen Of France But Louis IX Is A Religious Zealot Who Denies Himself The Love And Companionship His Wife Craves Can She Borrow Enough Of Her Sister S Boldness To Grasp Her Chance For Happiness In A Forbidden Love Passionate, Strong Willed, And Stubborn, Eleanor Becomes Queen Of England Henry III Is A Good Man, But Not A Good King Can Eleanor Stop Competing With Her Sister And Value What She Has, Or Will She Let It Slip Away The Sister Queens Is Historical Fiction At Its Most Compelling, And Is An Unforgettable First Novel.

  • Paperback
  • 503 pages
  • The Sister Queens
  • Sophie Perinot
  • English
  • 24 August 2019
  • 0451235703

About the Author: Sophie Perinot

Sophie Perinot writes historical fiction Her debut novel,The Sister Queens, 2012 NAL Penguin was set in 13th century France and England The Sister Queens weaves the captivating story of medieval sisters, Marguerite and Eleanor of Provence, who both became queens their lifelong friendship, their rivalry, and their reigns.Perinot s latest novel,Medicis Daughter , 2015 Thomas Dunne St Mart Sophie Perinot writes historical fiction Her debut novel,The Sister Queens, 2012 NAL Penguin was set in 13th century France and England The Sister Queens weaves the captivating story of medieval sisters, Marguerite and Eleanor of Provence, who both became queens their lifelong friendship, their rivalry, and their reigns.Perinot s latest novel,Medicis Daughter , 2015 Thomas Dunne St Martin is set three hundred years later at intrigue riven 16th century French Valois courtMedicis Daughterspins the tale of beautiful princess Marguerite who walks the knife edge between the demands of her serpentine mother, Catherine de Medicis, and those of her own conscience.Ms Perinot has both a BA in History and a law degree She left the law to pursue artistic interests, including writing An avid reader, especially of classic literature, and life long student of history, it seemed only natural that Sophie should write historical fiction As someone who studied French abroad and a devotee of Alexandre Dumas, French history was a logical starting point An active member of the Historical Novel Society, she has attended all of the group s North American Conferences and served as a panelist multiple times.Active among the literary twitterati as Lit_gal a moniker she also uses at Agent Query Connect www.agentqueryconnect.com , Sophie is a regular contributor to the group writers blog From the Write Angle Find her on facebook at www.facebook.com sophie.perinot.author



10 thoughts on “The Sister Queens

  1. says:

    As a disclaimer, I will admit that Sophie Perinot is a friend of mine, and I very much hope that her debut novel The Sister Queens hits the New York Times list and is then made into a blockbuster film starring Anne Hathaway and Jennifer Lawrence in fabulous silk dresses But I do not post false reviews, even for my friends had I read The Sister Queens and disliked it, I would have called Sophie up and lied like a rug, saying that I hadn t had a chance to read it yet and blah blah blah I w As a disclaimer, I will admit that Sophie Perinot is a friend of mine, and I very much hope that her debut novel The Sister Queens hits the New York Times list and is then made into a blockbuster film starring Anne Hathaway ...

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    Read This Review More Like It On My Blog This is the type of book I am constantly looking for in the historical fiction genre, and rarely seem to stumble across it s very engaging from the outset, it s lively to read with actualized characters in stead of cardboard historical cutouts, and it s mostly, somewhat accurate Sophie Perinot may indeed be a first time author, but you certainly wouldn t know that from reading her debut novel The Sister Queens tells the captivating and contrastin Read This Review More Like It On My Blog This is the type of book I am constantly looking for in the historical fiction genre, and rarely seem to stumble across it ...

  3. says:

    The short summary I m a big sister who loves to read about sister dramas and debut author Sophie Perinot knows her stuff The longer critique I have a taste for big, over the top historical productions this book isn t that The Sister Queen s structure is simply that of two young girls coming to maturity as queens who impact their world Their relationship with each other actually helps foster peace between world powers Some readers might feel as if the political intricacies of this book swa The short summary I m a big sister who loves to read about sister dramas and debut author Sophie Perinot knows her stuff The longer critique I have a taste for big, over the top historical productions this book isn t that The Sister Queen s structure is simply that of two young girls coming to maturity as queens who impact their world Their relationship with each other actually helps foster peace between world powers Some readers might feel as if the political intricacies of this book swamp the plot, but I love political intrigue Oh, sure, I was as captivated by a certain affair with a chivalrous knight as anybody, but it was actually when these two sisters went at each other o...

  4. says:

    Marguerite and Eleanor of Provence both have the famed beauty of the Savoyard family, and the connections to win them crowns Marguerite s comes first, when she is married to Louis IX, the King of France The two sisters, still very much children, tearfully part from each other in the shared bedroom of their father s castle on the night before Marguerite s departure, destined not to meet again for twenty years.But their letters to each other bridge the distance between them, even when Eleanor be Marguerite and Eleanor of Provence both have the famed beauty...

  5. says:

    Sophie Perinot brings to life the story of two sisters, Marguerite, and Eleanor, the two eldest daughters of the Count of Provence and granddaughters of the Count of Savoy, who became the Queens of France and England during the 13th century The book follows these two women as they begin their married lives and covers many years of their adulthood as they navigate the polit...

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    Despite my boredom with the Tudors, I still have a thing for royals, and I just couldn t pass up a novel about Eleanor of Provence not to be confused with Eleanor of Aquitaine At nearly 500 pages, I started salivating when I began the novel if I liked Perinot s articulation of Eleanor of Provence and her sister Marguerite, I wanted to be able to hang with them and happily, Perinot doesn t disappoint.Beginning in 1234, the novel follows Marguerite and Eleanor as they enter in to royal marr Despite my boredom with the Tudors, I still have a thin...

  7. says:

    Great read Thank God for Goodreads I probably would not have bothered with this book and several other historical fiction novels because the covers of the books look like those found on cheap romantic novels How wrong This book is historical fiction at its best and all...

  8. says:

    My first Sophie Perinot novel and I really enjoyed this historical fiction book It was about strong female queens who really lived and had a big impact in a male dominated world Medieval fiction at its best an...

  9. says:

    The Sister Queen s by Sophie Perinot The Daughters of the Count of Provence, Marguerite and Eleanor are raised to be women of consequence, ambitious women from ambitious parents They marry Kings at the center of European power But this is no fairy tale.Marguerite the elder marries a golden King, Louis IX of France she is the perfect consort for this man who unfortunately is dedicated to God, then France leaving little room for his beautiful passionate wife Eleanor also marries a king Engla The Sister Queen s by Sophie Perinot The Daughters of the Count of Provence, Marguerite and Eleanor are raised to be women of consequence, ambitious women from ambitious parents They marry Kings at the center of European power But this is no fairy tale.Marguerite the elder marries a golden King, Louis IX of France she is the perfect consort for this man who unfortunately is dedicated to God, then France leaving little room for his beautiful passionate wife Eleanor also marries a king England s Henry III is twice her age, while not as glamorous as her sister s spouse, nor as respected by his barons Henry gives Eleano...

  10. says:

    The Sister Queens follows part of the lives of Margaret and Eleanor of Provence, two sisters who married Louis IX of France and Henry III of England Margaret is a dutiful and respectful wife She is used to being first and perfect in everything, but soon she finds herself trapped in a loveless marriage, with a husband too preoccupied with his reign and his faith to care about her Eleanor, instead, is strong willed and impetuous She is not too thrilled to marry Henry, a less important monarch The Sister Queens follows part of the lives of Margaret and Eleanor of Provence, two sisters who married Louis IX of France and Henry III of England Margaret is a dutiful and respectful wife She is used to being first and perfect in everything, but soon she finds herself trapped in a loveless marriage, with a husband too preoccupied with his reign and his faith to care about h...

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