Free pdf e book download The Red Queen by Margaret Drabble

The Red Queen

The Red Queen

by Margaret Drabble

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780156032704
Pages: 348
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 9 Mb
Date posting: 2020-07-08
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Barbara Halliwell, on a grant at Oxford, receives an unexpected package-a centuries-old memoir by a Korean crown princess. An appropriate gift indeed for her impending trip to Seoul, but Barbara doesn't know who sent it. On the plane, she avidly reads the memoir, a story of great intrigue as well as tragedy. The Crown Princess Hyegyong recounts in extraordinary detail the ways of the Korean court and confesses the family dramas that left her childless and her husband dead by his own hand. When a Korean man Barbara meets at her hotel offers to guide her to some of the haunts of the crown princess, Barbara tours the royal courts and develops a strong affinity for everything related to the ...