The Queen's Fool: A Novel

by Philippa Gregory | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0743246071 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingFiregirlwing of Tucson, Arizona USA on 1/22/2008
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Journal Entry 1 by wingFiregirlwing from Tucson, Arizona USA on Tuesday, January 22, 2008
From back cover: It is winter, 1553. Pursured by the Inquisition, Hannah Green, a fourteen-year-old Jewish girl, is forced to flee Spain with her father. But Hannah is no ordinary refugee. Her gift of "sight", the ability to foresee the future, is priceless in the troubled times of the Tudor court. Hannah is adopted by the glamorous Robert Dudley, the charismatic son of King Edward's protector, who brings her to court as a "holy fool" for Queen Mary and, ultimately, Queen Elizabeth. Hired as a fool but working as a spy; promised in wedlock but in love with her master; endangered by the laws against heresy, treason and witchcraft,; Hannah must choose between the safe life of a commoner and the dangerous intrigues of the royal family that are inextricably bound up in her own yearnings and desires.

Journal Entry 2 by wingFiregirlwing at Scottsdale Community College in Scottsdale, Arizona USA on Friday, February 1, 2008

Released 13 yrs ago (2/1/2008 UTC) at Scottsdale Community College in Scottsdale, Arizona USA

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RELEASE NOTES: In the women's restroom in the library.
Released as part of the "Heart & Soul" and "Leap Into the Wild" release challenges.

Journal Entry 3 by wingAnonymousFinderwing on Sunday, February 10, 2008
I was in the bathroom of the library of Scottsdale Community College. As a joke my friend handed it to me under the stall. I read the insert and took the book home. I just finished the book last night and it was AWESOME!!! I even cried during a certain part. Ms. Gregory can really write a book! The author took events in history (and I am by no means a history buff...) and made them interest. I really couldn't put the book down, even though I should be studying for a test. I HIGHLY recommend reading this book!
After my friend who gave me this book, realized what it was, she wants to read it also. On Monday when I see her, I am going to hand it over to her. That will be the next chapter for this book...:-)

CAUGHT IN SCOTTSDALE AZ USA

Journal Entry 4 by Bensongoodgirl on Thursday, August 28, 2008
Loved reading this book. I could not get enough of the historic drama. Good way to escape to another time. I'm the one who threw this book to my friend. I'm glad she shared it with me. This was a good read. I plan to pass along to other friends, or maybe I'll leave it in another bathroom.

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