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Figures in Silk
Figures in Silk
Author: Vanora Bennett
Two sisters discover passion during the War of the Roses -- one in the arms of the king, the other in the world of silk — From the author of the acclaimed novel Portrait of an Unknown Woman comes an epic tale of love and intrigue. The year is 1471. Edward IV, who won the throne with the help of his brother, Richard, Duke of Gloucester, i...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780061689840
ISBN-10: 006168984X
Publication Date: 4/1/2009
Pages: 464
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 10 ratings
Publisher: William Morrow
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Historical fiction that increased my general knowledge of the silk trade, culture of the time, and the working people of the era. Highlighted the "free women" of the era, especially widowed/unmarried working women. Some of the characters were a somewhat unbelievable but a good read overall.
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