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By E C Fremantle ✓ 3 eadGreat book The ending was terrible and I didn t like King James he was horrible with everyone especially with young men he was a perv 25 stars This is an interesting book if you are looking was a perv 25 stars This is an interesting book if you are looking sexual misadventures in King James I times If you are looking for historical accuracy or good writing this would not be the book for you According to the author s epilogue she spent an amazing amount of time in esearch by Challenged by Love E-Boxed Set reading ONE book Wow The book isiddled with historical inaccuracies and improbabilities Told by a husband and a wife in alternating chapters it concerns the murder of the husband s friend Thomas while he is incarcerated in the Tower of London The husband Robin Carr and supposedly King James favorite boy toy He becomes infatuated by Frances
Howard And Moves Mountains To Have Herand moves mountains to have her 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 eally gross threesome The alternating chapters are fine but the author goes between 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 eally interesting story if it had been Robot Programming researched better written andead less like a story from The National Enuirer As it is it is a disappointment I ead 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 shocke. '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 oom She is accused of murder In a cell nearby is her co accused he. D by the final denouement Far As Fiction far as historical fiction this is an excellent ead 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 or habits To
whit in the first 25 pages of The Poison Bed the author has King James I in his apartments within the first 25 pages of The Poison Bed the author has King James I in his apartments with Carr courtier and ap From the write up I thought I would thoroughly enjoy this book but I couldn t have been wrong I found 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 esearched historical fiction I gave up on it after only 20% 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 favorite moviesI ve also The Blitzkrieg Legend read The Miniaturist It was the first book i managed to complete since giving birth last year and it was a good oneAlso this is not my first book by E C Fremantle I ve asloead her book ueen s Gambit about Katherine Parr s marriage to Henry VIIISo i figured The Poison Bed Couldn t fail In fact 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 from two points of view That of Robert Carr the king s favorite and that of Frances Howard a member of the powerfull Howard familyThis book made me work Meaning Wikipedia became a constant companion in trying to understand who s whoThe court factions involved in the plot have grudges one with the other going back centuries and an active The Crown reading iseuiredI kn. 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 evelling in historical detail' Sarah Perry bestselling aut. .
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Murder in the Tower The Story of Frances Countess of Essex A Novel of the Stuarts Bookin the Tower The Story of Frances Countess of Essex A Novel of the Stuarts Book by Jean Plaidy That is a good book to understand the complexities of the case and get a firm 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 Ad Astra read like thrillers The poison Bed does Iteally eminded me of Gone Girl in that egard I love the twists in
"This Work And All Together "work and all together all of her books Such a great way to bring history alive This is a fabulous Everything But The Girl 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 Iemember Sport Social Work: Promoting the Functioning and Well-Being of College and Professional Athletes reading Anne Somerset s excellent history book Unnatural Murder years ago so I was looking forward to this fictionaletelling of the same events The scandalous poisoning which occurred during the Modern Art Death of a Culture reign of James I and for which one of the King s favourites was accused is ideal material for an historical thrillerso it was greatly disappointing to discover what a dullead 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 location in who is speaking names introduced with little explanation I knew the basic facts and I still found myself lost at times I m sorry to say that I cannot The Lost Library: The Autobiography of a Culture recommend this if you are interested in the historical case which inspired this novel I can only urge you to pick up Anne Somerset s Unnatural Murder instead that s a far entertainingead. Hor of The Essex Serpent 'The Miniaturist meets Gone Girl Gripping and full of surprises' BBC History 'Books of the Year' 'A tale of intrigue and ambition this is a Das Unbewusste vom Standpunkt der Physiologie und Descendenztheorie rich and fascinating book ' Guardian 'Immaculately detailed dark clever and compulsive' Daily Mail.
By E C Fremantle