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The Brothers York

READ & DOWNLOAD ☆ The Brothers York Wo younger brothers the unstable petulant George Duke of Clarence and the boy who would emerge from his shadow Richard Duke of GloucesterCharismatic able and ambitious the brothers would become the figureheads of a spectacular ruling dynasty one that laid the foundations for a renewal of English royal power Yet a web of grudges and resentments grew between them generating a destructive seuence of conspiracy rebellion deposition fratricide usurpation and regicide The house of York's bru For a vast proportion of my life I was convinced that I felt nothing but total contempt and disinterest when it came to the topic of history and as a conseuence avoided it But this book has reignited my love of history and focuses solely on the House of York and the fact that it managed to destroy itself from the inside out This is a complex and compulsively readable political thriller and manages to tell the story of the House of York and its eventual downfall in a very engaging fashion uite how Mr Penn achieves the perfect balance between information and drama is beyond me An astonishing feat of writing It doesn t take long before you are as gripped as you would be with a superb fiction book it certainly is fascinating than many other similar readsLively and accessible you can see just how passionate Penn is about the topic as he writes with such flowing language and no amount of effort was spared trying to keep this as interesting and absorbing as it was It has undoubtedly become the author s labour of love and I imagine it took a long time to compile His writing is infectious and definitely lightens up the subject meaning people will enjoy it It is clear it has been crafted to attract non history readers and those who appreciate highly informative book but also those easy and uick to get through A definitive detail centric story and rightly holds a mirror up to the mistakes made by brothers Edward George and Richard A superb read Many thanks to Allen Lane for an ARC Stir It Up grudges and resentments The Cambridge Handbook of Social Problems grew between them Handbook of Psychophysiology generating a destructive seuence of conspiracy rebellion deposition fratricide usurpation and regicide The house of York's bru For a vast proportion of my life I was convinced that I felt nothing but total contempt and disinterest when it came to the topic of history and as a conseuence avoided it But this book has reignited my love of history and focuses solely on the House of York and the fact that it managed to destroy itself from the inside out This is a complex and compulsively readable political thriller and manages to tell the story of the House of York and its eventual downfall in a very engaging fashion uite how Mr Penn achieves the perfect balance between information and drama is beyond me An astonishing feat of writing It doesn t take long before you are as Frugal Innovation gripped as you would be with a superb fiction book it certainly is fascinating than many other similar readsLively and accessible you can see just how passionate Penn is about the topic as he writes with such flowing language and no amount of effort was spared trying to keep this as interesting and absorbing as it was It has undoubtedly become the author s labour of love and I imagine it took a long time to compile His writing is infectious and definitely lightens up the subject meaning people will enjoy it It is clear it has been crafted to attract non history readers and those who appreciate highly informative book but also those easy and uick to American Presidents Deportations and Human Rights Violations get through A definitive detail centric story and rightly holds a mirror up to the mistakes made by brothers Edward George and Richard A superb read Many thanks to Allen Lane for an ARC

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READ & DOWNLOAD ☆ The Brothers York In early 1461 a seventeen year old boy won a battle on a freezing morning in the Welsh marches and claimed the crown of England as Edward IV first king of the usurping house of York It was a time when old certainties had been shredded by popular insurgency economic crisis feuding and a corrupt bankrupt government presided over by the imbecilic Lancastrian King Henry VI The country was in need of a new hero Magnetic narcissistic Edward found himself on the throne and alongside him his t My thanks to Simon and Schuster and NetgalleyI nearly didn t leave a review for this I will confess that I hate when I do that Truth is that I had a difficult time with this It s not the author nor the editing Maybe I m too full of myself Surely after all the fantasy I ve read I can keep up with thisNope I m always honest to myself Myself has kept track of The Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan That s hundreds of character s I knew them allThis I think they are all crazy I lost track of them a hundred or page s in In most fantasy books I d have kept reading But this was the truth At least as it s seen today I hate itI m not a fan of Royalty Ever In any time I think they are just crazy Who in the hell would ever and I really mean everwant to rule is a nut job Also it s a given that whomever it is doesn t care about any one but themselves These crazy Dukes and what have you and blah de blahswitching sides Raping pillaging plundering You know all that fun stuff that men like to do to women and children Because they have to prove to god how loyal they are And it s always easier to butcher the women and children than to take on an eual This was too much for me I ll admit to it I don t like royalty I don t like what they stood for in the past and I especially don t like them now I think that I really got tired of Edward I was ready for Richard to come in and save the day then because royalty Richard also stunk Yay Welcome to the Kingdom We ll get you in the end my prettyGood book Too much for me

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READ & DOWNLOAD ☆ The Brothers York Tal end came on 22August 1485 at Bosworth Field with the death of the youngest brother now Richard III at the hands of a new usurper Henry Tudor Brothers York is the story of three remarkable brothers two of whom were crowned kings of England and the other an heir presumptive whose antagonism was fuelled by the mistrust and vendettas of the age that brought their family to power The house of York should have been the dynasty that the Tudors became Its tragedy was that it devoured itsel I received an ARC through Netgalley in exchange for an honest reviewThis was a fantastic read although it covered area that I m very familiar with Instead of balancing the Lancastrian kings like most books in this period do it was basically all about the three brothers and what happened to them I thought it was pretty fair and balanced honestly I wish there had been about Richard III s reign since honestly Penn wasn t maligning him like most books do I also agree with the conclusion that Henry VIII was basically Edward IV reborn but worse All in all a fantastic read It was very easy to get into and despite this being familiar ground I didn t get bored


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  1. says: E–book [The Brothers York] READ & DOWNLOAD â PADDINGTONFESTIVAL.CO.UK ✓ Thomas Penn

    E–book [The Brothers York] My thanks to Simon and Schuster and NetgalleyI nearly didn't leave a review for this I will confess that I hate when I do that Truth is that I had a difficult time with this It's not the author nor the editing Maybe I'm too full of myself Surely after all the fantasy I've read I can keep up with thisNope I'm always honest to myself Myself has

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    E–book [The Brothers York] READ & DOWNLOAD â PADDINGTONFESTIVAL.CO.UK ✓ Thomas Penn The book starts in the year 1461 with the rivalry between the Houses of York and Lancaster rumbling on in the ‘Wars of the Roses’ Currently Lancastrians are ascendant with Henry VI as king but he is weak although his wife Margaret of Anjou is most definitely not The Yorkist leader is Richard whose three sons are the subject of this boo

  3. says: READ & DOWNLOAD â PADDINGTONFESTIVAL.CO.UK ✓ Thomas Penn Thomas Penn ✓ 1 READ & DOWNLOAD READ & DOWNLOAD The Brothers York

    READ & DOWNLOAD The Brothers York E–book [The Brothers York] Although this claims to 'casts the War of the Roses in a fresh light' I'm not convinced that it does which doesn't detract from the story at all but I'm not sure there's anything new here Penn's intent of focusing on the three York brothers Edward George and Richard becomes skewed as Edward doesn't die till close to the end of the book and only the final 15% or so concentrates on Richard's 'power grab' as Penn

  4. says: READ & DOWNLOAD The Brothers York E–book [The Brothers York] READ & DOWNLOAD â PADDINGTONFESTIVAL.CO.UK ✓ Thomas Penn

    READ & DOWNLOAD â PADDINGTONFESTIVAL.CO.UK ✓ Thomas Penn Thomas Penn ✓ 1 READ & DOWNLOAD E–book [The Brothers York] For a vast proportion of my life I was convinced that I felt nothing but total contempt and disinterest when it came to the topic of history and as a conseuence avoided it But this book has reignited my love of history and focuses solely on the House of York and the fact that it managed to destroy itself from the inside out This is a complex

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    E–book [The Brothers York] I received a copy of this book via the authorpublishers via NetGalley in exchange for an honest reviewThis was a really expansive in depth look at the rise and fall of both Kind Edward IV and his brother King Richard III as well as some commentary around the history revolving the 'Princes in the Tower' and what

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    E–book [The Brothers York] READ & DOWNLOAD â PADDINGTONFESTIVAL.CO.UK ✓ Thomas Penn I blame the parentsPenn starts this history of the three York brothers with the background story of the weak King Henry VI

  7. says: E–book [The Brothers York] READ & DOWNLOAD â PADDINGTONFESTIVAL.CO.UK ✓ Thomas Penn

    E–book [The Brothers York] Thomas Penn ✓ 1 READ & DOWNLOAD READ & DOWNLOAD â PADDINGTONFESTIVAL.CO.UK ✓ Thomas Penn thanks to netgalley and the publishers for a free copy in return for an open honest reviewThis book is uite detailed in looking at the house of York from Richard through Edward IV and his siblings Clarence and Richard III and how the house i

  8. says: READ & DOWNLOAD The Brothers York E–book [The Brothers York] Thomas Penn ✓ 1 READ & DOWNLOAD

    E–book [The Brothers York] I received an ARC through Netgalley in exchange for an honest reviewThis was a fantastic read although it covered area that I'm very familiar with Instead of balancing the Lancastrian kings like most books in this period do it was basically all about the three brothers and what happened to them I thought it was

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    READ & DOWNLOAD The Brothers York E–book [The Brothers York] Thomas Penn ✓ 1 READ & DOWNLOAD For some reason I expected this to be Historical Fiction but it turned out to be History It's about the Wars of the Roses and the Brothers from the York dynasty who might have filled the place that the Tudor family does in history instead if it hadn't been for in fightingThere are long chapters with just the occasional line break As such it took me uite a long time to read it in small increments It was also

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    READ & DOWNLOAD The Brothers York Thomas Penn ✓ 1 READ & DOWNLOAD E–book [The Brothers York] The saying goes something like You can choose your friends but you can't choose your family There seems to have been little to choose between them in this sweeping history of the three York brothers Edward IV George Duke of Clarence and Richard III Brother against brother friend against friend loyalty was ever

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