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Tidelands

Author: Philippa Gregory
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Atria Books hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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Midsummer's Eve, 1648, England is in the grip of civil war between renegade King and rebellious Parliament. The struggle reaches to every corner of the kingdom, even the remote Tidelands - the marshy landscape of the south coast. Alinor a descendant of wise women, crushed by poverty and superstition, waits in the graveyard under the full moon for a ghost who will declare her free from her abusive husband. Instead,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Novels
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gregory, Philippa, author.
Tidelands
New York : Atria Books, 2019
(DLC) 2019008103
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philippa Gregory
ISBN: 9781501187155 1501187155 9781501187162 1501187163
OCLC Number: 1086405599
Notes: Map on lining papers.
Description: 455 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Tide lands
Responsibility: Philippa Gregory.

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Midsummer's Eve, 1648, England is in the grip of civil war between renegade King and rebellious Parliament. The struggle reaches to every corner of the kingdom, even the remote Tidelands - the marshy landscape of the south coast. Alinor a descendant of wise women, crushed by poverty and superstition, waits in the graveyard under the full moon for a ghost who will declare her free from her abusive husband. Instead, she meets James, a young man on the run and shows him the secret ways across the treacherous marsh, not knowing that she is leading disaster into the heart of her life. Suspected of possessing dark secrets in a suspicious country, Alinor's ambition and determination marks her out from her neighbors. But this is the time of witch-mania, when it is dangerous for a woman to be different....

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