Kenilworth by Walter Scott


byWalter Scott

Kobo ebook | November 20, 2015

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Sir Walter Scott was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet. During the reign of Queen Elizabeth, Leicester, the Queen's favorite, secretly marries Amy Rosbart to avoid the Queen's wrath and keeps her isolated from society. She is discovered by on old lover, who believes that she is the mistress of Varney, a villainous ally of Leicester, and tries to convince her to run away. When she refuses, he goes to the Queen with his story. Varney saves Leicester by claiming that Amy is his wife. When the Queen orders that Amy be brought to the court at Kenilworth, Amy, refusing to appear as Varney's wife, runs off, goes to Kenilworth on her own and tries to persuades Leicester to tell the truth and brave the anger of Elizabeth... Kenilworth s a historical novel of selfishness versus selflessness and ambition versus love. The novel gives a fair depiction of the Elizabethan court.

Title:KenilworthFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 20, 2015Publisher:Media GalaxyLanguage:English

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