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Madame Serpent has ratings and reviews. Sarah (Presto agitato) said: Okay, I know this book isn’t exactly serious literature. It’s probably not. Madame serpiente (Trilogía de los Médici 1): Los medici – Ebook written by Jean Plaidy. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your. Madame serpiente (Trilogía de los Médici 1): Los medici Most of the books written as Jean Plaidy are historical romances based on English history featuring .

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Plaidy is sympathetic to the difficulties faced by Catherine and the self-control she needed to develop to survive the politics of the royal court of France. But Italy was not a country in the s. Open Preview See a Problem?

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. She definitely hides her intelligence until she has the opportunity to lead with strength when France is threatened and she is regent while the king is away.

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Mar 14, Sophie Meulemans rated it really liked it. No dust cover so I don’t know which edition this would be. He was very much in love with Mary and would do anything she said.

Catherine de’ Medici was educated to never show her emotions or sentiments. Funny enough, I’ve never read a book on Catherine De’Medici yet reading this I realize how much I actually know about her esrpiente.

I would recommend this book to anyone who enjoys historical fiction, and the author has done brilliantly seeing things from different characters perspective through out the novel. Nov 10, Tamara Louise Roberts rated jena really liked it. I’ll have to research this. The story of King Henry 2 of France- who was the son of Frances 1st of France- a very strong figure who was a lover of many women.

So excited to start the second of a three part series on her. Now married to the Dauphin, the heir to the Throne, macame Medici must worry about the next issue, being without children of her own.


But she’s definitely an author I’m always telling people to try out, especially if they like historical fiction. En una corte agitada, llena de intrigas y secretos, Catalina pasa a ser el plaiyd de poder.

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However, upon meeting Henry she learns to love him even though the feeling is not mutual. Except to poor Sebastiano, who view spoiler [meets an extremely unpleasant end, executed by being torn apart by four horses. I really did enjoy this book. And, tortured by what she sees, Catherine becomes dangerously occupied by a ruthless ambition destined to make her the most despised woman in France: I know how you feel.

Two years ago I embarked on a serious read of historical fiction and non-fiction relating to the rise to power of the Tudor line in England. She professes no involvement, but is not forlorn at her advancement closer to the Throne. Sadly, that was one of an important thing, to make her become a cruel woman.

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She speaks with a dispassionate formality that makes her diabolical plans sound like sweet reason. Preview — Madame Serpent by Jean Plaidy. Plaidy has been called one of the great historical fiction writers of the 20th century, particularly in her focus of European history and the female players that shaped its development.

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mwdame I haven’t read much fact or fiction on the French Royal Family as I mostly prefer focusing on the English and Spanish monarchy. Dauphine de Medici’s sentiments sour and she becomes bitter about her life, turning to scheming and plotting her own revenge, for herself and Italy.

While it did not pull me in, many others have surely taken to you. Others swore she was an incestuous murderess. So many scenes felt unnecessary, and there was so much of Catherine complaining about everything and telling us how she felt that I couldn’t feel much sympathy for her nor could I enjoy anything about the writing.


She produces many children who will go on to thrones in other countries in the future. Some said she was an elegant seductress.

Paulo Coelho ha construido una suerte de piezas que permiten armar un curioso rompecabezas, cuyo resultado final es buena parte de su pensamiento, acerca de cuestiones de fundamental importancia seroiente la humanidad: This book had a terrible start and an srrpiente plot, making me wish it was over when I first serppiente reading it.

La vida de Catalina realmente es frustrante y la autora logra eerpiente como una de sus damas o la misma Catalina, provoca sentimientos confusos y te deja un sabor amargo en la boca, como ya es propio de los libros de la autora. As with many young women of the time, she was a pawn on the chessboard of European peacemaking, where marriages helped not only strengthen alliances, but allowed monarchies to oversee larger pieces of the European p Plaidy has been called one of the great historical fiction writers of the 20th century, particularly in her focus of European history and the female players that shaped its development.

George Percival Hibbert was a British author of about historical novels, most of them under the pen name Jean Plaidy which had sold 14 million copies by the time of her death.

Mar 27, Pame rated it it was amazing. She was a vicious she-devil but I could understand jaen. Besides this humiliation Catherine had to endure, Daiane also had power over Catherine’s children, they didn’t love their mother only Henry and Margot loved Catherine.

I can just imagine the jewel encrusted gowns and entertainments at the court. All in all an enjoyable book and I look forward to book two.