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The Revolt
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The Revolt (Hardback)

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It is with a soft voice, full of menace, that our mother commands us to overthrow our father . . .



Richard Lionheart tells the story of his mother, Eleanor of Aquitaine. In 1173, she and three of her sons instigate a rebellion to overthrow the English king, her husband Henry Plantagenet. What prompts this revolt? How does a great queen persuade her children to rise up against their father? And how does a son cope with this crushing conflict of loyalties?



Replete with poetry and cruelty, this story takes us to the heart of the relationship between a mother and her favourite son - two individuals sustained by literature, unspoken love, honour and terrible violence.

Fiction & PoetryFiction in translationFiction & PoetryHistorical Fiction Publisher: Quercus Publishing Publication Date: 14/05/2020 ISBN-13: 9781529402889  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Clara Dupont-Monod studied ancient French at the Sorbonne, and began her career in journalism writing for Cosmopolitan and Marianne. Her novels often draw on medieval myths and history, and have been nominated for the Prix Goncourt and the Prix Femina, two of France's most prestigious literary awards. She lives in Paris, and has been haunted by the story of Eleanor of Aquitaine for many years.

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