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The king's favorite : a novel of Nell Gwyn and King Charles II

Author: Susan Holloway Scott
Publisher: New York : New American Library, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rising from the poverty of Covent Garden to become the toast of the London theater, saucy beauty Nell Gwyn catches the eye of King Charles II and takes on the role of royal mistress, forcing her to negotiate the cutthroat politics and intrigues of Restoration England's royal court. By the author of Royal Harlot.
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Genre/Form: History
Biographical fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Nell Gwyn; Charles, King of England; Charles, King of England; Nell Gwyn
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Holloway Scott
ISBN: 9780451224064 045122406X
OCLC Number: 190785289
Description: 439 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Susan Holloway Scott.

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Rising from the poverty of Covent Garden to become the toast of the London theater, saucy beauty Nell Gwyn catches the eye of King Charles II and takes on the role of royal mistress, forcing her to negotiate the cutthroat politics and intrigues of Restoration England's royal court. By the author of Royal Harlot.

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