1483. Richard, Duke of Gloucester, returns home
a hero, victorious over the invading Scots …
An adoring family awaits him; but their happiness
is shattered by the death of the king, Richard’s
brother. With only a child as heir to the throne,
Richard becomes Protector of England.
This spellbinding novel shows us a Richard III far
removed from the popular legend of a blood-
thirsty tyrant. A man who makes a loyal friend, but
a hard enemy A thoughtful husband, whose
devoted care for his young wife is one of the great
love-stories of history. And a man betrayed from
the time of his brother’s death until the bloody
climax of his reign on Bosworth Field.
‘An excellent book’
‘The depth of the research and her love for her
subject show through on every page … a compelling,
moving and sometimes haunting novel.’
The Times Literary Supplement
1st printing in this edition (Arrow) — sought after collector’s book. Winner of the Yorkshire Post best first work award.
Overall condition of book is good to very good with the exception of minor water damage to first few pages through page 13 and visible water stains on either side of the lower quarter of the inside front and rear covers but front and rear exterior covers in very good condition.
336 pages. Paperback.