Queen Christina.

  • 419 Pages
  • 2.12 MB
  • English
Distributed by Heron Books , [London]
Christina, Queen of Sweden, 1626-
SeriesWomen who made history
LC ClassificationsDL719 .M35 1970
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 419 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5006138M
LC Control Number76521567

Christina (18 December – 19 April ) was a member of the House of Vasa who reigned as Queen of Sweden from until her abdication in The only surviving child of King Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden and Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg, Christina succeeded her father upon his death at the Battle of Lützen, but began ruling the Swedish Empire when she reached the age of 18 in Father: Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden.

Christina, Queen of Sweden is doomed to forever be known as the cross-dressing queen who abdicated her Protestant throne and turned to Catholicism. Veronica Buckley explores the quirks of Christina’s personality in “Christina, Queen of Sweden: The Restless Life of a European Eccentric”/5.

Mar 17,  · Christina, Queen of Sweden: The Restless Life of a European Eccentric (P.S.) [Veronica Buckley] on agnesescriva.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Not unlike the elusive figure played by Greta Garbo, the real Queen Christina stood among the most flamboyant and controversial figures of the seventeenth century.

All of Sweden could not contain her ambition or quench her thirst for agnesescriva.com by: 3. First book: Alice stars. Red Queen is the second book in The Chronicles of Alice series. Honestly though, it nearly felt like I was reading a whole new story, not a continuation.

I wanted to, but could not welcome the changes with open arms and a genuine smile, b/c Alice is an impressive dark fairytale and I could not wait to start the sequel. But there are some huge differences/5. Nov 07,  · Bruce Bawer reviews book Christina, Queen of Sweden: The Restless Life of a European Eccentric by Veronic Buckley; photo (M) "Christina, Queen of.

Apr 21,  · "Red Queen" by Christina Henry is an interesting concept of "Alice in Wonderland". It is the second story that follows her first book, "Alice". These books do not follow not the traditional Carroll story we all know.

If you replaced all the names of the characters, you would not expect to be reading a book based off the Wonderland story/5(). Jul 24,  · Queen Christina of Sweden (December 18, –April 19, ) reigned for nearly 22 years, from Nov.

6,to June 5, She's remembered for her abdication and her conversion from Lutheranism to Roman Catholicism. Get this from a library. Queen Christina.

[Marie-Louise Rodén] -- Christina [of Sweden] has remained a fascinating and controversial figure from her own lifetime until the present day This book sheds light on the era in which she lived, the Europe of her age.

Queen Christina, Charles XII, Gustav III (The Washington Strindberg, Volume 1) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at agnesescriva.com Christina Henry is the author of The Mermaid, The Red Queen is the second book in the series The Chronicles of Alice.

I did not read the first book in the series, Alice, before I read this. There were a few times during the book I wished I had a little more background, but all in all I feel this can be a stand alone novel. With that said I /5. Jan 08,  · Christina, queen of Sweden (–54) who stunned all Europe by abdicating her throne.

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She subsequently attempted, without success, to gain the crowns of Naples and of Poland. One of the wittiest and most learned women of her age, Christina is best remembered for her lavish sponsorship of.

Book Review: Red Queen By Christina Henry. Posted on August 15, by Virginia in PCU Zeitgeist // 0 Comments. Following up on Christina Henry’s successful novel, Alice, comes the continuing adventures of Alice and her beloved Hatcher.

For readers with a forgetful memory like me, Henry provides a great summary of the first book through a. Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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The Outrageous Queen: A Biography of Christina of Sweden. London: Muller, This book explains the life of Christina of Sweden in a narrative form. It begins with her father's life and continues into her own life until her death. It is a very thorough biography of Christina's life. Behind Every Lie by Christina McDonald.

Everything you need to know: book description, quotes from the book, about the author and much more. Find out how an introverted mom too scared to admit how many books she reads a year embraced the book life and became the Booklist Queen. Feb 09,  · Queen Christina is my beloved, favorite movie, a piece of high art at multiple levels.

More than 70 years have passed since it was released and the movie is still a pleasure to see. It has been a must-have in my family from the time my Grandma was young in the s.

The movie really deserves to be released on DVD/10(K). Apr 09,  · Christina, Queen of Sweden: The Restless Life of a European Eccentric by Veronica Buckley pp, Fourth Estate, £ Christina, Queen of the Goths, Vandals and Swedes, liked to dabble.

Jul 12,  · About Christina Henry. Christina Henry is the author of The Mermaid, Lost Boy, Alice, Red Queen, and the national bestselling Black Wings series featuring Agent of Death Madeline Black and her popcorn-loving gargoyle, Beezle.

"The history of Sweden is the history of her kings," said Erik Gustaf Geijer, one of the great Swedish romanticists of a century ago. Obviously an exaggeration, the statement nevertheless has in it an element of truth: Sweden has had, from the Viking Period on, remarkably able or colorful monarchs, most of whom have been highly important in the destinies of the country.

Dec 12,  · The Red Queen by Christina Henry,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). Vox by Christina Dalcher. Everything you need to know: book description, quotes from the book, about the author and much more. Find out how an introverted mom too scared to admit how many books she reads a year embraced the book life and became the Booklist Queen.

What other book might you compare Red Queen to and why. After listening to and enjoying Christina Henry’s Alice, and Jenny Sterlin’s beautiful narration, I started The Red Queen immediately. Broken though they are, Alice and Hatcher share a great love. Out of that love, Alice commits to the journey to find Hatcher’s daughter, whom he.

Back at the palace, Christina is confronted by Magnus, who is angry and suspicious about his queen's absence. Christina, however, is concerned only with her reunion with Antonio and dresses up in her most feminine gown to greet him at court.

When Antonio is presented to Christina, he again is stunned but struggles to maintain his composure. Book Review: Red Queen by Christina Henry + Alice Giveaway ***The giveaway is now over, thank you to everyone who entered!*** A review copy was provided by the publisher in.

Aug 16,  · Princess Christina, 72, died this morning, after a battle with bone cancer. King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and Princess Beatrix announced that she passed away this morning.

Out Of The Ecstacy and Onto The Cross Biography of Christina Gallagher by Rev’d Dr. Gerard McGinnity F Rand Christina Gallagher - A full account of the apparitions and experiences, gifts and sufferings given by Jesus and the Blessed Virgin Mary to Christina Gallagher.

Insights into, among other things, heaven, purgatory, hell and the spiritual warfare of our time. The book, therefore—like Sven Stolpe's recent work on the same subject—is an entertainingly piquant but vaguely unsatisfying exercise in the rhetoric of history rather than in its reality. Christina of Sweden is one of history's enigmas.

Christina has also published her Alice Series, which consists of Alice and The Red Queen. A fantasy/psychological thriller, the story starts with the character of Alice, who finds herself as a patient in a mental hospital, without knowing how she ended up there.

Christina: I wish I had your confidence, Archbishop. The Queen also owns her sexuality, clearly carrying on affairs with both men and women, wearing pants, and pretending to be a young man at times%.

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Queen Christina of Sweden is a popular monarch who is loyal to her country. However, when she falls in love with a Spanish envoy, she must choose between the throne and the man she loves/5(K).Queen Christina () is one of Greta Garbo's quintessential, most-remembered screen portrayals (and one of her finest films), with glowing scenes (enhanced by her favorite cinematographer William Daniels) that reflect the mystique of the lovely, enigmatic actress.

This MGM film, Garbo's first and.Red Queen | The author of Alice takes readers back down the rabbit hole to a dark, twisted, and fascinating world based on the works of Lewis Carroll The land outside of the Old City was supposed to be green, lush, agnesescriva.com: Ace Books.