The Resource Tidelands, Philippa Gregory

Tidelands, Philippa Gregory

Label
Tidelands
Title
Tidelands
Statement of responsibility
Philippa Gregory
Title variation
Tide lands
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Midsummer's Eve, 1648, England is in the grip of civil war between renegade King and rebellious Parliament. The struggle reaches to every corner of the kingdom, even the remote Tidelands - the marshy landscape of the south coast. Alinor a descendant of wise women, crushed by poverty and superstition, waits in the graveyard under the full moon for a ghost who will declare her free from her abusive husband. Instead, she meets James, a young man on the run and shows him the secret ways across the treacherous marsh, not knowing that she is leading disaster into the heart of her life. Suspected of possessing dark secrets in a suspicious country, Alinor's ambition and determination marks her out from her neighbors. But this is the time of witch-mania, when it is dangerous for a woman to be different...
Member of
Summary
During England's 17th century civil war, Alinor, a woman without a husband and skilled with herbs, helps a young man on the run and unwittingly brings disaster into the heart of her life
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10795271
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gregory, Philippa
Dewey number
823/.914
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Fairmile novels
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cunning folk
  • Abused wives
  • Sexism
  • Marshes
  • Great Britain
  • England, Southern
  • FICTION / Historical / General
  • FICTION / Family Life / General
Target audience
adult
Label
Tidelands, Philippa Gregory
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Atria fiction original hardcover"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1086405599
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
455 pages
Isbn
9781501187155
Lccn
2019005706
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1086405599
Label
Tidelands, Philippa Gregory
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Atria fiction original hardcover"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1086405599
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
455 pages
Isbn
9781501187155
Lccn
2019005706
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1086405599

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