Kindle Pdf The Poison Bed: 'Gone Girl meets The Miniaturist' (191 POCHE) (English and French Edition) ì Par E C Fremantle – sinsenos3.us
Tant companion trying to understand who s whoThe court Mistress factions involved in the plot have grudges one with the other going back centuries and an active reading is reuiredI knew about the Overbury poisoningrom The Murder in the Tower The Story of Frances Countess of Essex A Novel of the Stuarts Book 3 by Jean Plaidy That is a good book to understand the complexities of the case and get a irm grasp of the basic events That one was written long ago and is a part of her Stuart novels Plaidy has written about any English Monarch since William the conueror
but her books never read like thrillers The poison Bed does It her books never read like thrillers The poison Bed does It reminded me of Gone Girl in that regard I love the twists in this work and all together love all of her books Such a great way to bring history alive This is a abulous read as well as being a handsome book to hold It s an intriguing story cleverly woven by the author into a double account of the tale with interesting chapters of Him and Her It s a page turner with much to think about as their are many twists the reader has to grapple with It s a real treat and beautifully written ECFremantle has really got into her stride and I look A Ranchers Redemption forward to readingrom her in the A Doctor, a Nurse, a Christmas Baby future I remember reading Anne Somerset s excellent history book Unnatural Murder years ago so I was lookingorward to this A Mother in the Making fictional retelling of the same events The scandalous poisoning which occurred during the reign of James I andor which one of the King s Her Kind Of Cowboy favourites was accused is ideal materialor an historical thrillerso it was greatly disappointing to discover what a dull read this isThe story doesn t even get going until well over two hundred pages in and even then it hardly ualifies as thrilling The dialogue is anachronistic the characterisation vague and two dimensional and the writing is often confusing sudden shifts in loc. Hor of The Essex Serpent 'The Miniaturist meets Gone Girl Gripping and His Pregnant Christmas Princess full of surprises' BBC History 'Books of the Year' 'A tale of intrigue and ambition this is a rich andascinating book ' Guardian 'Immaculately detailed dark clever and compulsive' Daily Mail.
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Like King He Was Horrible With Everyone Especially WithKing James he was horrible with especially with men he was a perv stars This is an interesting book if you are looking Through the Language Glass for sexual misadventures in King James I times If you are lookingor historical accuracy or good writing this would not be the book or you According to the author s epilogue she spent an amazing amount of time in research by reading ONE book Wow The book is riddled with historical inaccuracies and improbabilities Told by a husband and a wife in alternating chapters it concerns the murder of the husband s riend Thomas while he is incarcerated in the Tower of London The husband Robin Carr and supposedly King James avorite boy toy He becomes infatuated by Frances Howard and moves mountains to have her including a divorce a murder influence selling and other tawdry acts One of the couple is one of the stupidest people on earth and one is one of the vilest What a match up There s literally nothing these two won t do to get ahead including a really gross threesome The alternating chapters are ine but the author goes between You Are Not A Gadget first and third person within the same chapter and that is disconcerting I believe there used to be copy editors in the book publishing world but apparently that position no longer exists I think of all the great books that wouldn t have existed without a great copy editor like To Kill A Mockingbird and mourn the loss of that position in the book publishing world This book could have used a guiding hand or ten This could have been a really interesting story if it had been researched better written and read less like a storyrom The National Enuirer As it is it is a disappointment I read this book in a couple of days so it must be good It took me a while to work out what was going on but was still shocked by the inal 'A gripping psychological thriller Readers will be awake deep into the night trying to untangle the truth' The Times 'Books of the Year' Autumn 1615 Frances Carr is imprisoned in a cold lightless room She is accused of murder In a cell nearby is her co accused he. Enouement As ar as historical
Fiction Goes This Is Angoes this is an read but how anyone survived amidst the intrigue within the Jacobean court is another matter I seldom put down a book but sadly I could not get into this story Elizabeth Fremantle hasn t bothered to inform herself in the least about Jacobean court manners
habits To whit in the irst 25 pages of The Poison Bed the author has King James I his apartments with Richard Carr courtier and apparent boy toy preparing him Friendfluence for a tuck in During their exchange the royal sueeze prepares lights and smokes a pipe in between kisses with his king Had she From the write up I thought I would thoroughly enjoy this book but I couldn t have been wrong Iound that characters were one dimensional and that there was a lack of depth in descriptions The language grated with me and the use of terms like the Essex crowd made it sound like TOWIE than well researched historical iction I gave up on it after only 20% which is almost unknownor habits To whit in the irst 25 pages of The Poison Bed the author has King James I
For Me A Greatme A great gripping book which i loved I bought this one because the subject and the blurb Gone Girl meets The Miniaturist intrigued meTwo years ago i watched Gone girl and it is still one of my avorite moviesI ve also read The Miniaturist It was the Stranger first book i managed to complete since giving birth last year and it was a good oneAlso this is not myirst book by E C Fremantle I ve aslo read her book ueen s Gambit about Katherine Parr s marriage to Henry VIIISo i Lewis.Tsurumaki.Lewis figured The Poison Bed Couldn tail In act it exeeded my expectationsI will not explain the structure of the novel because it will give a spoilerI will only say that the story is told rom two points of view That of Robert Carr the king s The English Spy (Gabriel Allon, favorite and that of Frances Howard a member of the powerfull HowardamilyThis book made me work Meaning Wikipedia became a cons. R husband Robert Kept apart Frances can only tell her side of the story How did she come to be here Can she somehow prove her innocence And what lengths will she go to to save herself 'Engaging vivid and revelling in historical detail' Sarah Perry bestselling aut. ,