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The Red Queen : a transcultural tragicomedy

Author: Margaret Drabble
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Publisher description: Barbara Halliwell, on a grant at Oxford, receives an unexpected package-a memoir by a Korean crown princess, written more than two hundred years ago. A highly appropriate gift for her impending trip to Seoul. But from whom? The story she avidly reads on the plane turns out to be one of great intrigue as well as tragedy. The Crown Princess Hyegyong recounts in extraordinary detail the ways of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Named Person: Hyegyŏnggung Hong Ssi; Hyegyŏnggung Hong Ssi
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Drabble
ISBN: 014101816X 9780141018164
OCLC Number: 59877502
Notes: Originally published: London: Viking, 2004.
Description: 357 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Margaret Drabble.

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200 years after being plucked from obscurity to marry the Crown Prince of Korea, the Red Queen's ghost decides to set the record straight about her extraordinary existence - and Dr Babs Halliwell,  Read more...

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