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The Serpent Garden
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0140258809, Paperback)When Henry VIII arranges a marriage between his sister and the aging French king, widowed painter Susanna Dallet joins the entourage of the princess-bride, unwittingly carrying a perilous secret that will embroil her in the dark intrigues of the French court. Reprint. K.
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A young woman painter is sent to France by King Henry VIII of England to spy on the French court while painting its members. Henry has ambitions on the French crown. The painter is Susanna Dallet, a widow, and as she paints portraits she describes the character of her subjects for the reader. In due course she becomes embroiled in political intrigue and a romance. By the author of The Oracle Glass.
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