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The Resource Katherine, Anya Seton ; foreword by Phillippa Gregory

Katherine, Anya Seton ; foreword by Phillippa Gregory

Label
Katherine
Title
Katherine
Statement of responsibility
Anya Seton ; foreword by Phillippa Gregory
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This classic romance novel tells the true story of the love affair that changed history that of Katherine Swynford and John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, the ancestors of most of the British royal family. Set in the vibrant 14th century of Chaucer and the Black Death, the story features knights fighting in battle, serfs struggling in poverty, and the magnificent Plantagenets Edward III, the Black Prince, and Richard II who ruled despotically over a court rotten with intrigue. Within this era of danger and romance, John of Gaunt, the king s son, falls passionately in love with the already married Katherine. Their well-documented affair and love persist through decades of war, adultery, murder, loneliness, and redemption
Summary
Anya Seton tells the true story of the love affair that changed history, that of Katherine Swynford and John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, the ancestors of most of the British royal family. Within this era of danger and romance, John of Gaunt, the king's son, falls passionately in love with the already married Katherine. Their well-documented affair and love persist through decades of war, adultery, murder, loneliness, and redemption
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
054895
Cataloging source
HCO
Dewey number
813.54
Illustrations
genealogical tables
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Katherine, Anya Seton ; foreword by Phillippa Gregory
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in 1954
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
573 pages
Isbn
9780340839881
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
genealogical table
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Katherine, Anya Seton ; foreword by Phillippa Gregory
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in 1954
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
573 pages
Isbn
9780340839881
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
genealogical table
Specific material designation
regular print

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