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The Red Queen

The Red Queen
  • #: 119903
  • Price: free ($0.00) In Apple Store
  • Category: Books
  • Updated: 2011-04-12
  • Current Version: 1.0.0
  • 1.0.0
  • Size: 17.30 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: MMT Ltd.
  • Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later
  • © 2010 Simon and Schuster
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THE RED QUEEN

THE RED QUEEN app by Simon & Schuster UK is the perfect companion to the upcoming THE RED QUEEN book release. Following hot on the heels of the previous THE WHITE QUEEN app and Philippa Gregoryís no.1 bestselling novel, this app provides insight into the world of the Wars of the Roses and the key characters through behind-the-scenes videos, chapter extracts and useful family trees. As before, thereís even a quiz with which to test your knowledge of the Plantagenet periodÖ

- Video library featuring readings and interviews with the author, Philippa Gregory

- Image library with Plantagenet family trees and a map of the battlefields

- A quiz where you can take THE RED QUEEN challenge and see how much you really know about the Wars of the Roses

- Links to other web resources and places to buy THE RED QUEEN in hardback and digital editions

More about the book, THE RED QUEEN

Daughter of one of the most famously incompetent English commanders in France, heiress to the red rose of Lancaster, Margaret Beaufort never surrenders her belief that her House is the true ruler of England and that she has a great destiny before her. Her ambitions are disappointed when her sainted cousin Henry VI of England fails to recognize her as a kindred spirit, and even more when he sinks into madness; but worst of all for Margaret is when she discovers that her mother is sending her to a loveless marriage in remote Wales.

Married to a man twice her age, and a mother at only fourteen, Margaret is determined to turn her lonely life into a triumph. She sets her heart on putting her son on the throne of England regardless of the cost to herself, to England, and even to the little boy himself. Disregarding rival heirs and the overwhelming power of the York dynasty she names him Henry, like the King, sends him into exile, and pledges him in marriage to her enemy Elizabeth Woodville's daughter. She feigns loyalty to the usurper King Richard III, marries one of his faithful supporters and then masterminds one of the greatest rebellions of the time- all the while knowing that her son is growing to manhood, coached by his uncle, Jasper Tudor, recruiting his army, his eyes on the greatest prize,

In a novel of conspiracy, passion and cold-hearted ambition, Number 1 bestselling author Philippa Gregory has brought to life the story of a proud and determined woman who believes that she alone is destined, by her piety and lineage, to shape the course of history.

THE RED QUEEN is now available from all good bookstores and online retailers in paperback, e-Book and audio formats.

More about the author, Philippa Gregory

Philippa Gregory is an internationally renowned writer of historical novels, including the number one bestseller, The White Queen and The Other Boleyn Girl which was made into a major feature film in 2008. She lives in the north of England with her family, and welcomes visitors to her website at www.philippagregory.com

More about the publisher, Simon & Schuster UK

Simon & Schuster UK, a part of the CBS Corporation, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and non-fiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats. For more information, visit our website at www.simonandschuster.co.uk

More about MMT Digital

MMT Digital is a leading digital solutions provider specialising in the consultancy and development of websites, bespoke digital software solutions, mobile applications and interactive desktop tools. We have experience of many industries but specialise in providing solutions for the publishing, digital education, B2B and public sectors.

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