Tidelands


      Tidelands
1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory begins a sweeping new series with the story of a poor, uneducated midwife named Alinor who is tempted by a forbidden love affair but all too aware of the dangers awaiting a woman who dares to step out of the place society carved for her. Best Download Kindle ePUB Tidelands By Philippa Gregory – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

Philippa Gregory was an established historian and writer when she discovered her interest in the Tudor period and wrote the novel The Other Boleyn Girl, which was made into a TV drama and a major film Published in 2009, the bestselling The White Queen, the story of Elizabeth Woodville, ushered in a new series involving The Cousins War now known as The War of the Roses and a new era for the acclaimed author.Gregory lives with her family on a small farm in Yorkshire, where she keeps horses, hens and ducks Visitors to her site, www.PhilippaGregory.com become addicted to the updates of historical research, as well as the progress of her ducklings.Her other great interest is the charity she founded nearly twenty years ago Gardens for The Gambia She has raised funds and paid for 140 wells in the primary schools of the dry, poverty stricken African country Thousands of school children have learned market gardening, and drunk the fresh water in the school gardens around the wells.A former student of Sussex University, and a PhD and Alumna of the Year 2009 of Edinburgh University, her love for history and her commitment to historical accuracy are the hallmarks of her writing She also reviews for US and UK newspapers, and is a regular broadcaster on television, radio, and webcasts from her website Philipa s Facebook page

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  • Hardcover
  • 455 pages
  • Tidelands
  • Philippa Gregory
  • 14 July 2018
  • 1501187155

10 thoughts on “ Tidelands

  1. says:

    3.5 stars rounded up.It 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 thewell 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 3.5 stars rounded up.It 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 thewell 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 u...

  2. says:

    I have read several novels by Ms Gregory, and I cannot recall that much of a romance thing in any of them I may be in the minority here, however, I want to be honest with myself, whcih is always the case, and I cannot say I enjoyed Tidelands too much The premise and the period are presented exceptionally well, as is always the case with Ms Gregory, but this time the rather unbelievable characters and their improbable relationships were too much for me When I read a HF, I want solid historical I have read several novels by Ms Gregory, and I cannot recall that much of a romance thing in any of them I may be in the minority here, however, I want to be honest with myself, whcih is always the case, and I cannot say I enjoyed Tidelands too much The premise and the period are presented exceptionally well, as is always the case with Ms Gregory, but this time the rather unbelievable characters and their improbable relationships were too muc...

  3. says:

    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 goes out to sea and never returns She ekes out a living as a midwife and herbalist, in a time when those activities were viewed with suspicion and accusations of witchcraft were common.The country is in the midst of a civil war between the King and his supporters and Parliament Alinor s path crosses with James, a young priest and a Royalist She helps 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 goes out to sea and never returns She ekes out a living as a midwife and herbalist, in a time when those activities were viewed with suspicion and accusations of witchcraft were common.The country is in the midst of a civil war between the King and his supporters and Parliament Alinor s path crosses with James, a young priest and a Royalist She helps him find safe passage and their relationship forms the crux of the story Meanwhile, Alinor s children are presented with opportunities that will save them from a life of menial work and poverty Alinor is like all mothers everywhere who wants a better life for herself and her children I admired her hard work, ambition and determination But their good fortune only fuels the suspicions of the townspeople.As with all the author s books, th...

  4. says:

    NOW AVAILABLE philippa 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 came.i m a new england girl who grew up on stories of goody NOW AVAILABLE philippa gregory is a name i can be counted on to invoke whenever i m doing any RA spiel bullet pointing the many different flavo...

  5. says:

    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 her missing brute of a husband, but instead she found James, a young man who needed to stay hidden Alinor kept him safe as they crossed the marshlands, then hiding him in her netting shed her life changed that night and in all the nights and days to follow.Alys and Rob were Alinor s Tidelands is the first in The Fairmile series by Philippa Gregory and is set in England in 1648 when civil war, poverty and treach...

  6. says:

    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 her own question with this novel, as I m sure was her goal In her note, she discusses the historical truth of which she speaks, the voiceless women of whom no records were kept, their deeds unmarked, their education unattended, and still, they persevered in making lives for themselves, 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 her own question with this novel, as I m sure was her goal In her note, she discusses the historical truth of which s...

  7. says:

    One can always count on Philippa Gregory to write of women who are strong, determined, and courageous With lots of evident research, she gives a human voice to these women, making them come alive as she imbues in them human frailties and an innate wisdom that came with living in the times that they did From The Other Boleyn Woman to this current book, we meet women who are set in their determination and do all that is needed to succeed, to live another day.In this current outing, we meet One can always count on Philippa Gregory to write of women who are strong, determined, and courageous With lots of evident research, she gives a human voice to these women, making them come alive as she imbues in them human frailties and an innate wisdom that came with living in the times that they did From The Other Boleyn Woman to this current book, we meet women who are set in their determination and do all that is needed to succeed, to live another day.In this current outing, we meet Alinor, a woman who has to live by her wits and her innate abilities as a herbalist, midwife, and a mother of two, married to a disaster of a man He deserts her and goes off to sea, and Alinor is alone, left to care for herself and her beloved children One night in a graveyard, she sees and meets James a Royalist priest something that was a kiss of death in the times of Civil War in England when Oliver Cromwell was ...

  8. says:

    The enemy from without and the enemy from within.Philippa 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 church tower at midnight gazing out to sea for her lost husband, Zachary Zachary has been missing for almost a year Neither widow nor wife, Alinor keeps her vigil.Alinor The enemy from without and the enemy from within.Philippa 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 Alino...

  9. says:

    4.5 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, Tidelands.In this story, the reader is taken to 1648 England, in the midst of the Civil War between King and Parliament.I loved the research that went into this book, and I m always amazed at Gregory s storytelling talent to retell history I ve always been a fan of historical fiction, and can only imagine what life for a woman would have been like during 4.5 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, Ti...

  10. says:

    4.5Wheww, can I just say As a woman, I m so glad I was born in this age and not the 17th century Because holy doo doowe think being a woman is hard today It ain t nothin comparatively speaking Anyway, other than this new appreciation I have for the time I live in, I also thoroughly enjoyed the history lesson I received from Tidelands It s set in what was an incredibly tumultuous time for England The mid 1600s during the English Civil War, when King Charles I parliament were 4.5 Wheww, can I just say As a woman, I m so glad I was born in this age and not the 17th century Because holy doo doowe think being a woman is hard today It ain t nothin comparatively speaking Anyway, other than this new appreciation I have for...

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