Tidelands E–book/E–pub


  • Hardcover
  • 455
  • Tidelands
  • Philippa Gregory
  • en
  • 25 August 2020
  • 9781501187155

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Free read Tidelands Read ð PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ë Philippa Gregory Philippa Gregory Ë 2 Characters O aware of the dangers awaiting a woman who dares to step out of the place society carved for he. DNFMore than halfway through and I had to return my copy to the library A month later I realized I d forgotten I had even started it besides my TBR list isn t getting any shorter Am I dying to see how it ends now that I ve waited a month Not really I usually love Gregory s slightly guilty pleasure historical fiction books Not this one Super strong heroine falls in love with ever so slightly wimpy hero Moving on Concealed Identity besides my TBR list isn t getting any shorter Am I dying to see how it ends now that I ve waited a month Not really I usually love Gregory s slightly guilty pleasure historical fiction Heritage of Love books Not this one Super strong heroine falls in love with ever so slightly wimpy hero Moving on

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Free read Tidelands Read ð PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ë Philippa Gregory Philippa Gregory Ë 2 Characters #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory begins a sweeping new series with the stor. 35 stars rounded upIt s a hard life for Alinor and her children who live on Sealsea Island off the south coast of England the tidelands neither sea nor shore She s a healer who grows herbs for medicine delivers babies and works at times for the well off residents as does her thirteen year old daughter and son Her husband is missing yet in 1648 a woman is defined by her husband and she is not a widow nor a wife so when good fortune comes to her son there are innuendos that she conjures up healing with than the herbs she mixes or worse with curses This grueling life they live sees no relief until she meets a young priest and assists him through the mire to finding the place of safety he is seeking The meeting not only changes her son s life but Alinor s as well in ways she never imagined Her daughter s desire to change her fate of the poor life they ve lived causes than innuendo of witchcraft for Alinor The first part of the story was slow moving with just way too much detail about her daily work routines and it felt repetitive at times But then the story came to life as I ve come to expect from Phillipa Gregory and I became uite engaged While this is different from the other Gregory books I ve read in that the main characters here are not the royals we are used to the political circumstances are part of the story the English Civil War and she depicts the history as well as she usually does with her research reflected here While I felt bogged down at first the ending was than enough to keep me wondering what will happen to Alinor and I ll be eagerly waiting the second book in the series A captivating story once things got moving so I ll round up to 4 stars ARC was provided by Atria via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review

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Free read Tidelands Read ð PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ë Philippa Gregory Philippa Gregory Ë 2 Characters Y of a poor uneducated midwife named Alinor who is tempted by a forbidden love affair but all to. NOW AVAILABLEphilippa gregory is a name i can be counted on to invoke whenever i m doing any RA spiel bullet pointing the many different flavors of historical fiction with her oeuvre representing the well researched female fronted literary romance ish bracket i read The Other Boleyn Girl ages ago and i remember liking it so when i saw that her new series would focus on 17th century england with a witchcraft angle well here i camei m a new england girl who grew up on stories of goody proctor and giles corey and in undergrad i took a class with a global perspective on witchcraft which turned out to be the perfect me kinda class horrifying AND illuminating cuz no matter where in the world people cry witch the targets are certain to contain unmarriageable daughters infertile or otherwise inconvenient wives elderly women unruly womenit makes the victorian practice of offloading these same problematic females into madhouses seem downright benevolent also included in the freuently accused category are midwives and any women working in that mysteeeeeerious realm of women s health which is what we have here alinor is an herbalist and midwife living in the sussex tidelands half tide half land good for nothing where even the ground beneath one s feet cannot be counted on from one moment to the next alinor s ne er do well husband zachary is a fisherman who has not returned from the sea in months maybe dead likely having abandoned alinor and their two children but definitely leaving her in a precarious position as indefinable as the tidelands not a widow nor a wifealthough her situation seems dire a vulnerable beautiful woman without a man on the edge of the world with a young son and a daughter who will be needing a dowry with only the herbs she can grow and the work she can find suddenly she and her children are blessed with the opportunities of individual upwardly mobile pathswhat can account for this good fortune perhapswitchcraft not so fast first we have to remember that during this time there s a whole civil war going on in england and it must be addressed we ll come back to this witch business in like 200 pages or soif you re someone who loves historical fiction for its immersive properties you will probably dig this it s a slow burner there s a lot of here we are in the tidelands this is life in the tidelands you cannot hear it but i am singing this to a tune but it s an accumulation of everyday things slowly moving towards something and i was getting impatient for the story to take me to that something if i hadn t been promised juicy witchy stuff on the back cover i would have been less impatient with the pacing i did appreciate the descriptions of the family s man v nature struggle the hardscrabble eking out of life in a terrifically challenging landscape how stubborn and resourceful you have to be to survive in such an inhospitable climate those themes always have my full attention maybe i ve been away from historical fiction for too long but i didn t love this the middle felt draggy and some of the characters were a bit one note particularly the exhausting mrs miller and o no alinor before you scold i understand how tenuous her position is i understand that even on the ever shifting tidelands one does not rock boats i understand that a woman who has seen nothing of the world beyond her little isolated pocket of it a mother of two with no man to speak for her in a profession she has to keep emphasizing does not include 17th century viagra or magical spells she s gotta lay a little low and not be seen as shrill or strident or defensive or any of those words we love so much to hear when a reasonable woman responds to chronically unreasonable people people like that broadly drawn mrs miller for example and i didn t need her to be anachronistically assertive or ooh rah empowered but even a little spark in her interior life would have been welcome one suppressed eyeroll or clenched fist an acknowledgment that her public facing demeanor takes effort she s placid as a messiah turning all the cheeks and every sentence she speaks is delivered simply evenly cooly steadily levelly easily it s an impressive number of synonyms for an endlessly agreeable person but it doesn t give her character much depth her daughter alys makes up for alinor s lack of indignation but as a character alinor reads psychologically flat my last gripe i swear but as far as the ending it s sodisruptive i mean it depends where the series goes from here but gregory spent so much time developing this physical location and this social community only to basically erase all that hard work with a JK NOW IT IS THIS abandonment of everything we ve been working towardsanyway this historical element is strong the witch element is brief the romance element ispresent i will probably keep reading the series but am hoping the next one is focused on people losing their minds over witches come to my blog


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    Tidelands E–book/E–pub I have read several novels by Ms Gregory and I cannot recall that much of a romance thing in any of them I may b

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    Tidelands E–book/E–pub 35 stars rounded upIt’s a hard life for Alinor and her children who live on Sealsea Island off the south coast of Englan

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    Tidelands E–book/E–pub Philippa Gregory Ë 2 Characters The time is 1648 not an easy time to be a woman especially a woman without a husband Alinor is left a single mother of two when her husband g

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    Tidelands E–book/E–pub Read ð PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ë Philippa Gregory Philippa Gregory Ë 2 Characters NOW AVAILABLEphilippa gregory is a name i can be counted on to invoke whenever i’m doing any RA spiel bullet pointing the many different flavors of historical fiction with her oeuvre representing the well researched female fronted literary romance ish bracket i read The Other Boleyn Girl ages ago and i remember

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    Tidelands E–book/E–pub 4 stars Philippa Gregory writes in her author’s note at the end of ‘Tidelands’ that she wonders whether “It is possible to tell a fictional story which tells a historical truth” and I believe she answers

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    Tidelands E–book/E–pub Read ð PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ë Philippa Gregory Tidelands is the first in The Fairmile series by Philippa Gregory and is set in England in 1648 when civil war poverty and treachery surrounded the residents On Midsummer’s Eve Alinor searched for answers about

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    Free read Tidelands Read ð PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ë Philippa Gregory Philippa Gregory Ë 2 Characters One can always count on Philippa Gregory to write of women who are strong determined and courageous With lots of evident research s

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    Tidelands E–book/E–pub The enemy from without and the enemy from withinPhilippa Gregory has always left her thumbprint on novels of English castles and royalty But this one has a particular flavor centering upon Sealsea Island near the tidelands in 1648 We're introduced to Alinor known also as Goody Reekie Alinor has climbed to the top of the

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    Free read Tidelands Philippa Gregory Ë 2 Characters Read ð PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ë Philippa Gregory DNFMore than halfway through and I had to return my copy to the library A month later I realized I’d forgotten I had even started it — besides my TBR list isn’t getting any shorter Am I dying to see how it ends now that I’ve waited a month? Not really I usually love Gregory’s slightly “guilty pleasure” historical fiction books Not this one Super strong heroine falls in love with ever so slightl

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    Read ð PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ë Philippa Gregory Tidelands E–book/E–pub 45 stars I have started making my way through Philippa Gregory’s fabulous books and I was so excited to read her newest series and novel TidelandsIn this story the reader is taken to 1648 England in the midst of the Civil War between King and ParliamentI loved the research that went into this book and I’m always amazed at Gregory’s stor

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