Richard IV: The Last White Rose

Richard IV: The Last White Rose

by Eric Owen Burke


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Destined to become a top selling novel. Based upon fact, and discretely merged with fiction.
An insight into life in England and Europe in the latter part of the fifteenth century, with its pain and hardships, its good nature and jovial times. Abounding in good dialogue and intriguing situations. Laced with love, comedy and brutal acts.
The two princes are confined to the tower, but soon to be rumoured that they had succumbed to murder there, to be then intertwined with the scheming of their uncle, Richard the third. Detailed are the events before and after the battle of Bosworth common, and the tribulations encountered by Richard upon this staged field.
Elizabeth, the niece and lover of the king, who's brash nature and sexuality, drives her to many situations, both tragic and humorous.
The path of the prince Richard to his throne, is fraught with adventure and seductive encounters. . . The witch Shielogue. . . The plots of poison. . . The palace at Flanders where dwells the duchess Margaret. With its passions, secrets, and evil doings.
Writen in some parts that relates to the language of the times, but writ so it is easily followed.
Do not upon that last page take even one glance.
For you will not need to know what is writ by chance.
Take not one peek and do not fail for there upon that
very last page lies the answer to this intriguing tale.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781425104658
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
Publication date: 01/31/2007
Pages: 684
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.44(d)

About the Author

The author was born in England, and has lived in Canada since 1968, living in southern Ontario during this time, working mainly in the automotive industry. He has been retired since the late 90's, and enjoys an active life, with his wife and two children.

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