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Your Royal Hostage
Your Royal Hostage
Author: Antonia Fraser
ISBN-13: 9780689119545
ISBN-10: 0689119542
Publication Date: 2/10/1988
Pages: 240
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Publisher: Scribner
Book Type: Other
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Delightful British mystery protagonist Jemima Shore
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Jemima Shore is a step ahead of Scotland Yard. Great mystery about a royal wedding and an animal rights activist group.
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A royal wedding offers antonia fraser's investigator Jemima Shore a gilt edged occasion,giving us a brilliant display of her with & irony - following the events as they bring out the very best of British eccentricity to a murderous degree. Lots of fun at the expense of the waleses & Yorks & a titled family of royal biographers also comes in for a moment of teasing - an exciting performance.

A bizarre group of animal rights activists establishes the ground rules of its conspiracy to kidnap the bride on the eve of her wedding. The lady is Princess Amy, a 22 yr old princess engaged to marry Prince Ferdinand. The headstrong princess is the bait which they believe will call attention to the plight of animals. Jemima becomes a freelance commentator for American tv. the dramatic, chilling, blackly humerous tale unfolds with a rich mix of characters, wickedly funny observations of contemporay London life. Hang on, it's a fun ride through "royal ways" & a royal treat.