The Killing of Richard III ePub download
by Robert Farrington
- ISBN: 0722134592
- ISBN13: 978-0722134597
- ePub: 1631 kb | FB2: 1570 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Genre Fiction
- Publisher: Sphere; New Ed edition (1972)
- Pages: 288
- Rating: 4.4/5
- Votes: 884
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Book by Farrington, Robert. Richard III has been presented by Tudor propaganda as a monster and tyrant, and the murderer of his nephews, the Princes in the Tower.
Book by Farrington, Robert. This book begins a few weeks before the end of Edward IV's reign and ends at the battle of Bosworth. For any reader who was not already aware that the cause for which Henry Morane was working died with his King at that battle, the title of the book rather gives it away.
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Kidnap, murder, slander and a legend unearthed. 1483: King Edward IV dies, leaving two innocent young princes in line to the throne. Shortly after, the princes vanish, and storm clouds begin to gather around the newly crowned King Richard III. Fighter, philanderer and royal spy Henry Morane is tasked with investigating the princes’ disappearance, the attempted kidnap of the exiled Lancastrian leader Henry Tudor and the hunting out of traitors amid Richard’s supporters.
Partisans of Richard III, riding high on The White Boar (1968), A Trail of Blood (p. 28) and We Speak No Treason . After Richard is killed, Morane is spared by a minion of Henry VII and there is a hint of more of his adventures to come. 28) and We Speak No Treason (p. 765) may amble through this one, for although 'Dickon' appears now and then, he is handed his clean slate early on (Buckingham's the one), and the story centers on the spying and hellfire adventures of Henry Morane, Privy Clerk to the King's Secretary.
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by Robert Farrington. Entertaining if rather anachronistic adventure novel about a clerk who worked as a spy for Richard III.
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Robert Farrington died in 1994 and so, sadly, did not live to hear about the discovery of Richard III's body. If a jaundiced eye is run over ' The Killing of Richard III' it could be said that it is light weight, and lacking gravitas. This reissue is dedicated to his memory by his daughters, Vanessa and Rosalind. Country of Publication. However, for Richard Farrington's ability to conjure in the reader an empathy and even romantic nostalgia for the plight of King Richard, as against the post Bosworth justificatory vilifications of HRH Richard III, I find I can compare Farrington to James Clavell, whose 'Shogun' achieved that same outcome for the Japanese.