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THE LAST QUEEN
Genre: Historical Romance, Historical Fiction
Historian Gortner uses lyrical prose and fascinating historical details to illuminate the life of a forgotten queen whose passion and courageous spirit shaped the world in which she lived. Readers looking for more about the Renaissance, the Tudors and Spain will find it in this a glorious and colorful drama.
The second daughter of Isabella and Ferdinand and the sister of Catherine of Aragon, Juana of Castile marries Philip, Archduke of Flanders. Having witnessed Columbus' discovery of the New World, her sister's divorce, the expulsion of the Jews and Moors from Spain and her parents' fractious marriage, Juana is prepared to wed for political reasons.
But she finds joy and passion in
Reviewed By: Kathe Robin
Published: August 2008