Madame Serpent has ratings and reviews. Sarah (Presto agitato) said: Okay, I know this book isn’t exactly serious literature. It’s probably not. Madame serpiente (Trilogía de los Médici 1): Los medici – Ebook written by Jean Plaidy. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your. Madame serpiente (Trilogía de los Médici 1): Los medici Most of the books written as Jean Plaidy are historical romances based on English history featuring .

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Mar 27, Jennifer rated it really liked it. In this, the first of a trilogy, Plaidy invites the readers into the world of Catherine de Medici. I don’t know if this was a result of Francis I, or it was the norm. Does she mean Florence?

I absolutely hated the way the POV jumped around multiple times in one scene, too; now I understand why head-hopping is such a jarring and undesirable way to write, as it was confusing and pointless. All of the incessantly warring city-states on the peninsula?

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I also didn’t like when Catherine’s thoughts blended in with the narration, as I had more than enough of her as it was – I didn’t need everything painted with her beliefs – and it felt awkward that the two weren’t properly separated.

Published by Random House Arrow first published January 1st The story plaiey King Henry 2 of France- who was the son of Frances 1st of France- a very strong figure who was a lover of many women. There’s just something about how many historical places and periods she wrote about and how many details she’s able to include to I can’t help but be excited It’s been over two years since I’ve last read a Jean Plaidy book, which is a little crazy knowing that ever since college I’ve considered her one of my favorite historical fiction authors.


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It starts when she is a little girl in Italy, and follows her through the time her husband, King Henry of France, dies. Occasionally stilted and weighed down with expositionary dialogue, but nonetheless an engaging read and look at the life of one of France’s most infamous Queens. Y dios quiero que lo logre.

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In her own quiet way, Catherine agitates her enemies, in the shadows, no one is the wiser, until it is too late. His son, Henry 2 was married to Catherine de Medici from Rome and a member uean the Medici family of tradesmen with Lorenzo Medici of Florence- lover of art and very powerful.

Catherine de Medici 3 books. Two years ago I embarked on a serious read of historical fiction and non-fiction relating to the rise to power of the Tudor line in England. Jun 23, Amy Clayton rated it liked it. I was rooting for Catherine hardcore. There’s just something about how many historical places and periods she wrote about and how many details she’s able to include to I can’t help but be excited about.

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View all 6 comments. This was originally published in but has just been released in a quality paperback form. I found this one a little slow although I did enjoy it overall. Catherine de Medici 1. Catherine was on excellent terms with This was my first Plaidy book and I enjoyed it.


But it was the girl’s father whose cool, arrogant demeanor unleashed unfimiliar sensations and turmoil–even as whispers of past tragedy and present danger begin to insinuate themselves into Martha’s life. I felt the same way when reading another author who wrote in this same genre, also from the s, so there may be something on which we can build. Now married to the Dauphin, the heir to the Throne, de Medici must worry about the next issue, being without children of her own.

No dust madme so I don’t know which edition this would be. This is my favorite book! While it is a novel and is entertaining, it ignores most of the history of the time. Mar 06, Jenni rated it liked it. Humiliated and unloved, Catherine spies on Henry and his lover, the infamous Diane de Poitiers.

Apr 08, Louise rated it really liked it Shelves: I would recommend this book to anyone who enjoys historical fiction, and the author has done brilliantly seeing things from different characters perspective through out the novel. I plan to read the next two books in the trilogy eventually.