Mary of Burgundy Or, The Revolt of Ghent

By: G. P. R. James
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Mary of Burgundy: Or, The Revolt of Ghent" by G. P. R. James is a captivating historical fiction set in medieval Europe, particularly in the Burgundian Netherlands. James intricately weaves a tale of political intrigue, romance, court drama, and power struggle against the backdrop of a brewing rebellion in Ghent. At the heart of the story is Mary of Burgundy, a young noblewoman caught amidst the tumultuous dynamics of her time. As she navigates the complexities of her position, Mary finds herself entangled in a web of dynastic conflict and power struggles, both within her own family and among the nobility of the region. Against the backdrop of medieval society, James paints a vivid picture of the battle for supremacy, where alliances are forged and broken, and loyalty is a fleeting currency. The narrative unfolds with thrilling scenes of battle, as well as intimate moments of romance and betrayal. Through Mary's journey, readers are transported to a time of chivalry and strife, where the fate of nations hangs in the balance, and every decision holds the potential to shape history. "Mary of Burgundy" stands as a timeless tale of love, honor, and the enduring spirit of rebellion.

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G. P. R. James

George Payne Rainsford James, a London-born novelist and historian, was born on August 9, 1799, and died on June 9, 1860. He served as the British Consul for a long time in a number of locations across the continent and in the United States. During the final years of William IV's reign, he was the honorary British Historiographer Royal. In 1799, George Payne Rainsford James was born in London's Hanover Square on St. George Street. His father was a doctor who had been in the navy and had fought alongside Benedict Arnold in the Battle of Groton Heights in America during the Revolutionary War. James went to the Putney school run by Reverend William Carmalt. He became passionate in learning new languages, such as Arabic, Persian, Greek, and Latin. When he was younger, he also studied medicine, but his preferences took him in a different way. His father, who had served in the navy himself, opposed his desire to enlist, which ultimately led to him being able to enlist in the army. James was injured in a minor battle after the Battle of Waterloo and remained in the army for a brief period of time during the Hundred Days as a lieutenant.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 416pages
  • ISBN-10: 9363052273
  • ISBN-13: 9789363052277
  • Item Weight: 540.8g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 22.9mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Historical