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Which historical person should Philippa Gregory write about next

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Post by Nefret » Fri September 2nd, 2011, 5:45 pm

[quote=""SCW""]I
I read the Jean Plaidy novel of Isabella of France years ago[/quote]

Is that still in print... or being re-issued?
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Post by Amanda » Fri September 2nd, 2011, 10:21 pm

Maybe she should just cut to the chase and write a novel around Melusine?

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Post by EC2 » Fri September 2nd, 2011, 11:21 pm

[quote=""Amanda""]Maybe she should just cut to the chase and write a novel around Melusine?[/quote]
:D :D :D Oh that made me laugh! Thanks!
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Post by LoveHistory » Fri September 2nd, 2011, 11:35 pm

I just had what could very well be a brilliant thought. PG's next subject should be (drumroll please)...Helen of Troy. :D

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Post by Divia » Sat September 3rd, 2011, 5:33 am

[quote=""LoveHistory""]I just had what could very well be a brilliant thought. PG's next subject should be (drumroll please)...Helen of Troy. :D [/quote]

Thats not bad. She can fill it with incest, sex, repetitive phrases "I am beautiful." "the world loves me." "girls want to be me." etc. etc. and there ya go.
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Post by SCW » Sat September 3rd, 2011, 10:30 am

How about Morgan Le Faye...(Some slight doubts that she actually existed) but she was supposed to be beautiful, a sorceress and committed incest...

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Post by Misfit » Sat September 3rd, 2011, 12:41 pm

[quote=""SCW""]How about Morgan Le Faye...(Some slight doubts that she actually existed) but she was supposed to be beautiful, a sorceress and committed incest...[/quote]

Yes! Just think what she could do with that one. We'll have to wait. It sounds like she and her publishers want to bleed The Wars of the Roses dry first. I'll be curious to see the reactions to The Rivers Woman. It is not good. Not good at all, and it's not just the repetition I'm grousing about.
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Post by Nefret » Sat September 3rd, 2011, 3:13 pm

[quote=""LoveHistory""]I just had what could very well be a brilliant thought. PG's next subject should be (drumroll please)...Helen of Troy. :D [/quote]

That could be amusing, maybe.
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We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
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Post by princess garnet » Sat September 3rd, 2011, 3:53 pm

[quote=""Nefret""]Is that still in print... or being re-issued?[/quote]
Of all the Jean Plaidy titles reissued, that one on Isabella of France wasn't it. It may be from her Plantagenet series--that series hasn't been reissued.

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Post by Nefret » Sat September 3rd, 2011, 4:03 pm

[quote=""princess garnet""]Of all the Jean Plaidy titles reissued, that one on Isabella of France wasn't it. It may be from her Plantagenet series--that series hasn't been reissued.[/quote]

Oh, thanks. That would make sense.
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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