We Need Diverse Ya Sale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    The Powell's Playlist | June 15, 2015

    Matthew Quick: IMG Portia Kane's '80s Metal Mix



    Two of Love May Fail's main characters, Portia Kane and Chuck Bass — now in their early 40s — still love the metal music that was... Continue »
    1. $18.19 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

      Love May Fail

      Matthew Quick 9780062285560

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$16.00
New Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Available for In-store Pickup
in 7 to 12 days
Qty Store Section
1 Remote Warehouse Literature- A to Z
2 Remote Warehouse Literature- A to Z

This title in other editions

Other titles in the Wives of Henry VIII series:

Katharine of Aragon

by

Katharine of Aragon Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

For the first time in paperback—all three of Jean Plaidys Katharine of Aragon novels in one volume.

Legendary historical novelist Jean Plaidy begins her tales of Henry VIIIs queens with the story of his first wife, the Spanish princess Katharine of Aragon.

As a teenager, Katharine leaves her beloved Spain, land of olive groves and soaring cathedrals, for the drab, rainy island of England. There she is married to the kings eldest son, Arthur, a sickly boy who dies six months after the wedding. Katharine is left a widow who was never truly a wife, lonely in a strange land, with a very bleak future. Her only hope of escape is to marry the kings second son, Prince Henry, now heir to the throne. Tall, athletic, handsome, a lover of poetry and music, Henry is all that Katharine could want in a husband. But their first son dies and, after many more pregnancies, only one child survives, a daughter. Disappointed by his lack of an heir, Henrys eye wanders, and he becomes enamored of another woman—a country noblemans daughter named Anne Boleyn. When Henry begins searching for ways to put aside his loyal first wife, Katharine must fight to remain Queen of England and to keep the husband she once loved so dearly.

Synopsis:

"The story of Henry VIII and the House of Tudor begins with the story of his first wife, Katharine of Aragon. KATHARINE OF ARAGON combines Jean Plaidy's three short novels about her life into one volume for the first time in paperback.

About the Author

Jean Plaidy, one of the preeminent authors of historical fiction for most of the twentieth century, is a pen name of the prolific English author Eleanor Hibbert, also known as Victoria Holt. Jean Plaidys novels had sold more than 14 million copies worldwide by the time of her death in 1993.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780609810255
Author:
Plaidy, Jean
Publisher:
Three Rivers Press (CA)
Subject:
Queens
Subject:
History
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Biographical fiction
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
A Novel of the Tudors
Publication Date:
20050231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
672
Dimensions:
7.98 x 5.17 x 1.38 in 1 lb

Other books you might like

  1. The Princes of Ireland: The Dublin Saga
    Used Hardcover $6.50
  2. Lady of the Roses
    New Trade Paper $16.00
  3. Salem Falls Used Mass Market $5.50
  4. My Sister's Keeper
    Used Mass Market $3.95
  5. The Pact: A Love Story
    Used Trade Paper $2.95
  6. Boudica: Dreaming the Bull Used Trade Paper $5.50

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
Fiction and Poetry » Romance » General

Katharine of Aragon New Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$16.00 In Stock
Product details 672 pages Three Rivers Press (CA) - English 9780609810255 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , "The story of Henry VIII and the House of Tudor begins with the story of his first wife, Katharine of Aragon. KATHARINE OF ARAGON combines Jean Plaidy's three short novels about her life into one volume for the first time in paperback.

spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.