Sophia Lee The Recess Book

Sophia Lee The Recess Book

The Recess

First published in an era when most novels about young women concentrated on courtship and ended with marriage, The Recess daringly portrays women involved in political intrigues, overseas journeys, and even warfare The novel is set during the reign of Elizabeth I and features as narrators twin daughters of Mary, Queen of Scots, by a secret marriage One of the earliest G First published in an era when most novels about young women concentrated on courtship and ended with marriage, The Recess daringly portrays women involved in political intrigues, overseas journeys, and even warfare The novel is set during the reign of Elizabeth I and features as narrators twin daughters of Mary, Queen of Scots, by a secret marriage One of the earliest Gothic novels, The Recess pioneered the genre of historical fiction The novel was also one of the first to describe characters and events from conflicting points of view and was wildly popular in its day

Title : The Recess
Author :  Sophia Lee
Language : English
Isbn : 0813109787
Format : Paperback
Pages : 326 pages

Rating: 4.2

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