The Recess, Or, A Tale of Other Times
First published in an era when most novels about young women concentrated on courtship and marriage, this novel portrays women involved in political intrigues and overseas journeys. It is set during the reign of Elizabeth I, and features as narrators, fictional daughters of Mary, Queen of Scots.
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I didn't enjoy this as much as I hoped I would. It's an early example of speculative/historical fiction (what would have happened if Mary, Queen of Scots had two secret children?) but really doesn't ... Read full review
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