The Voyage of the Destiny

Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., 2011 M12 27 - 387 páginas
Sir Walter Raleigh—soldier, explorer, adventurer, lover of Queen Elizabeth—emerges from the pages of history and myth, full-blooded, passionate, and profoundly human. After unjustly languishing for years in the Tower, Raleigh undertakes one final voyage in search of gold. On his doomed quest he contends with Spanish forces, mutiny, pirates, court intrigue, and disease, all under the shadow of the executioner's blade awaiting him back home. Along the way, he also recounts his storied rise from humble origins into the Virgin Queen's favor and court--and ultimately her bed. This powerful and action-packed novel breathes life into the most dazzling yet most enigmatic of Elizabethans.

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Crítica de los usuarios  - busterrll - LibraryThing

Gave up on page 183 -- Nice prose, but no warmth - Book rambles, going on a a ship floating without a destination. Leer comentario completo


Crítica de los usuarios  - Kirkus

Nye's richly detailed 1982 historical, previously unpublished in the US, charts the industrious and embattled later years of Elizabethan Renaissance man Sir Walter Raleigh (1554-1618).Raleigh himself ... Leer comentario completo

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A novelist and poet, Robert Nye was born in London and now makes his home in County Cork, Ireland.

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