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Figures in Silk
Figures in Silk
Author: Vanora Bennett
In 1471, merchant John Lambert marries off his two beautiful daughters. The elder, Jane Shore, soon begins a notorious liaison with King Edward IV. The other sister, industrious and clever Isabel, is wed to the scion of a wealthy silk dynasty -- and faces a monumental challenge when her husband is killed. — Forced into apprenticeship to her mothe...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780061689857
ISBN-10: 0061689858
Publication Date: 3/1/2010
Pages: 432
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

4 stars, based on 13 ratings
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, 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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