Foto dell'editore

Bess: Wife to Sir Walter Ralegh

Beer, Anna

Editore: Robinson Publishing, 2005
ISBN 10: 1845290623 / ISBN 13: 9781845290627
Usato / Quantità: 1
Da Nearfine Books (Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.)
Copie del libro da altre librerie
Mostra tutte le  copie di questo libro
Aggiungere al carrello
Prezzo: EUR 403,43
Convertire valuta
Spedizione: EUR 3,67
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

Lista dei preferiti


Dati bibliografici

Titolo: Bess: Wife to Sir Walter Ralegh

Casa editrice: Robinson Publishing

Data di pubblicazione: 2005

Condizione libro: very good


Gently used. Expect delivery in 20 days. Codice inventario libreria 9781845290627-3

Su questo libro:

Book ratings provided by GoodReads):
3,59 valutazione media
(92 valutazioni)

Riassunto: Bess Ralegh was the hidden force behind Sir Walter Ralegh's spectacular public achievements, the stable point in his turbulent private life and the shrewd creator of his reputation after his death. But she was more than a foil to the man who symbolises the Elizabethan world. With her trademark independence, she resisted early marriage then embraced a passionate and illicit liaison with Ralegh. Despite having no rights as a woman, she prospered - twice rebuilding a fortune from nothing - and her remarkable emotional strength sustained her through personal tragedies and political disasters. A risk taker, she played for high political stakes - and successive monarchs, threatened by her ability, sought to destroy her and those she loved. Though imprisoned, banished and made destitute, each time she bounced back, taking on her enemies with remarkable courage. Here, she is brought to life in a perceptive and immensely enjoyable biography.

L'autore: Born in London in 1964, and educated at the universities of Oxford and Reading, Anna Beer now lives and works in Oxford, and she is Lecturer in English at Regents Park College. Her previous work includes an academic study of Sir Walter Ralegh's political writings.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

Info su libreria e pagamento

Metodi di pagamento

La libreria accetta i seguenti metodi di pagamento:

  • American Express
  • Carte Bleue
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

[Cercare nel catalogo della libreria]

[Tutti i libri della libreria]

[Fare una domanda alla libreria]

Libreria: Nearfine Books
Indirizzo: Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.

Libreria AbeBooks dal: 13 giugno 2014
Valutazione libreria: 4 stelle

Condizioni di vendita:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it is described on the Abebooks web sites. If
you are dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as Described/Damaged) or if the
order has not arrived, you are eligible for a refund within 30 days of the estimated delivery
date. If you have changed your mind about a book that you have ordered, please use the Ask
bookseller a question link to contact us and we will respond within 2 business days.

Condizioni di spedizione:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

Descrizione libreria: Nearfine Books is a bookseller specialised in hard-to-find and out-of-print titles. We are based in London and New York.