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Content with her life her husband and her little doll shop in London That is until some Find this and ther reviews at into this novel with an The Space Child's Mother Goose open mind Having any sortf preconceived expectation The Quotable Hitchens from Alcohol to Zionism: The Very Best of Christopher Hitchens of greatness will result in sound disappointment A Royal Likeness picks up where The ueen s Dollmaker leftff makes a dramatic departure from its processor and never looks backTrent could not settle The Greatest Survival Stories Ever Told: Seventeen Incredible Tales on a story line Marguerite starts as the aspiring entrepreneur we know from the previous novel but uickly becomes Tussaud s apprentice herof the battle Easy Connections of Trafalgar and the central component in political dealings for the goodf the empire Personally that never came together for me I felt like the author Cómo ligar con esa chica que tanto te gusta y a la que le gusta otro opened a history book and said hey this looks interesting where can I fit it in Trent has some talent as a writer but her inexperience is self evident The constant changes in storyline and characterization are exhausting to read Her fictitious players have such dramatic changes in their basic makeup that they almost invalidate theriginal novel Claudette is content attending social Death Threat outings and playing mother hen to her children This is a character who journeyed to France during the Revolution for a dollrder I cannot believe she would settle down into a life f blissful domesticity Where is the fire and passion that drove her to become the best dollmaker in London Nathaniel and his mother were thrown in for comic relief but they play such an insignificant part that their presence comes ff as a cheesy attempt to create continuity between the novels And since when is Nathaniel bsessed with his sister in law Marguerite was poised to follow in Claudette s footsteps but her determination and verall interest in her art is thwarted and never recovers Her character moves into wax modeling but the inuisitive little girl who peppered the doll shop staff with technical uestions never resurfaces Marguerite takes n the role f place holder The story revolves around her but she never comes through as particularly interested Porter Rockwell: A Biography or devoted to her craftThe historic cast is also ill treated Madame Tussaud s broken English andverall characterization felt abrasive I cannot picture a woman with her talent and level Satire of success being such a complete stick in the mud Why were Nelson Grey Pitt and Fox invited to the party Their part in the story could have been another book entirely hopefullyne with a completely separate cast since the idea itself wasn t a bad Deflower the Boss oneIn all honesty I wish I had skipped thisne I would much rather see Hebrew magic amulets one well developed storyline than read a hodgepodge assortmentf half baked ideas Read The ueen s Dollmaker and leave it at that This is ne f those books that contains both good and bad for me The heroine Marguerite has an unfortunate turn Being There of events resulting in the lossf her Aunt s doll shop and her husband Her pity party comes to an abrupt halt however when the هذه بلادنا: الجواء opportunity to work with Madame Tussaud famous wax figure maker arrises For me the story involving Marie Tussaud and even her son the first halff the novel was the most interestingFor full review Setting It s 1803 and England is in the mitts Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom of fendingff a war with Napoleon Bonaparte and English citizens are beginning to get anxious therefore causing riots to break utSynopsis A Royal Likeness is the seuel to The ueen s Dollmaker Years have passed and Marguerite is now the sole heir f Claudette s Fashion Doll business She couldn t be happier living the life f a tradeswoman with her devoted husband Nicholas Ashby constantly at her side It would seem nothing could bring Marguerite s spirits down until a raging band f rioters end up Witness to the Martyrdom: John Taylor's Personal Account of the Last Days of the Prophet Joseph Smith on her doorstep harassing and accusing herf conspiring with the enemy as a result f being a French migr Suddenly the riot breaks loose and descends upon her shop breaking everything in their path While defending his wife s work Nicholas is brutally murdered right before Marguerites eyes and her life ceases to matter Marguerite decides to escape everything that reminds her f Nicholas and goes to stay with her Aunt Claudette and Uncle William in the country She soon finds herself immersed in the depths f depression unti. Mes apprentice to her ld friend Marie Tussaud who has established a wax exhibition When Prime Minister William Pitt commissions a wax figure f Admiral Nelson Marguerite becomes immersed in a dangerous adventure and earns the admiration f two very different men.
I don t even know why I finished this book I guess I regretted having wasted 350 so I wasted something much valuable time Go me There were moments when I sat The War at Home: One Family's Fight Against PTSD on the train and just staredut the window because I couldn t take it anyThe Battle f Trafalgar is in it Also Madame Tussaud Early 19th century Napoleon Jane Austen and Vanity Fair I won t make any smartass remarks about wax figures being alive and smarter and with much better sense f purpose than the characters in this novel no I won t but I have to say that almost no ne in it behaves reasonably certainly not the Mary Sue r any f her suitorsAs for authenticity here is the reasoning f the Ten Thousand Goddam Cattle: A History of the American Cowboy in Song, Story and Verse officer dude who committed treason therefore could be hanged drawn and uarteredBut you can certainly see why I was forced to do it After all I was languishing without a promotion with no guaranteef ever receiving ne I had to have an alternate planI rest my case It was k Did not keep a lot f my attention She has written a delicious novel based n a fictional heroine whose life runs parallel to a real historical figure in a real historical timeframe while using real historical facts Not nly that nce again like in her first novel The ueen s Dollmaker I was highly entertained by this no nonsense heroine In A Royal Likeness Marguerite is a gutsy creative and talented lady with a thirst for adventure and curiosity to no end Just love reading about these kinds The Stringbean Murders of womenManyf you will remember Marguerite as Claudette s niece in Trent s first novel The ueen s Dollmaker In this subseuent novel Marguerite has now taken أساطير شعبية من قلب جزيرة العرب: الجزء الرابع over the doll making business After a horrible tragedy I won t spoil it for you Marguerite movesn to work for Madame Tussaud Yes The very Stricken (Asphalt Cowboys, own Madame Tussaud who also happened to be a good friendf her aunt Claudette during the time The Sporty Game of Marie Antoinette Read my reviewf the ueen s Dollmaker here There she learns the art American Yakuza II of making figuresut Inventions That Changed the World: Working Wonders of wax But there is sooo much to the storyThroughout the book we meet several royal personages we get a glimpsef Tussaud s life and history there s an important historical battle life Love Onboard: Cupid's Caribbean Cruise on a war ship mystery tragedy andf courseloveI found this book to be very entertaining with the right dose Vertical Mind: Psychological Approaches for Optimal Rock Climbing of history meshed in to keep pace with the time period hence giving it the feeling it could have actually happened for real I find this author s techniuef paralleling her main heroine to history and historical figures without sacrificing the story she wants to write especially refreshing There are already innumerable books Blood Love out there rehashing history with an interesting twistf fiction that are wonderful to read hence ur love for Historical fictionYet Christine Trent stands ut from the rest by crafting in her wn style ne which hooks historical buffs by sustaining us with just enough historical immersion within the plot while fulfilling us with her wn great story Bravo to this creative author with a deliciously riginal edgeChristine Trent has definitely made her mark In my pinion I dare nickname her a modern day Heyer I Loved this book After reading Christine Trent s The ueen s Dollmaker I was eager to read her second book A Royal Likeness whose main character Marguerite was first introduced in The ueen s Dollmaker Marguerite now wns Claudette s doll shop Claudette was the main character in the first book but when tragedy strikes she leaves the shop and London Then through Claudette s connections she receives the pportunity to work as Madame Tussaud s apprentice She learns the trade f making life size wax models DIY, Dammit!: A Practical Guide to Curse-Free Crafting of famous people and helps Madame Tussaud with her exhibitions in London Edinburgh and Dublin Later becausef her skill she gets involved with the British government and the Battle f TrafalgarMany real historical figures play characters in this fictitious tale and I really liked this aspect f the book Madame Tussaud and Captain Nelson were the most interesting The first half f the book is concentrated n Marguerite s work with Mme Tussaud Although some readers may find the d A disappointing seuel to the delightful The ueen s Dollmaker French born English raised Marguerite is a married doll maker who is uite. As heiress to the famous Laurent Fashion Dolls business Marguerite Ashby's future seems secure But France still seethes with violence in the wake f the Revolution And when Marguerite's husband is killed during a riot the young widow travels to Edinburgh and beco.
L ne day her aunt gets the idea to send Marguerite to work as an apprentice for Madame Marie Tussaud who has a wax exhibition residing in London Just when Marguerite becomes settled in her new life working for Madame Tussaud England s Prime Minister William Pitt sees Tussaud s wax work as a useful war strategy and decides to commission a wax figure f Admiral Horratio Nelson Madame Tussuad decides Marguerite has developed enough skills to go to London herself Upon arrival Marguerite captures the attention f two completely Cutthroat opposite men who desperately try to compete for her affection It doesn t take long for disaster to strike again and Marguerite finds herself entangled in a dangerous adventure that no woman should ever be subjected toReview A Royal Likeness is such an amazing adventure that greatly surpasses The ueen s Dollmaker which was a surprise because The ueen s Dollmaker was such a refreshing read What made me love A Royal Likeness even was how the wax figures were intertwined with England s fate in the Battlef Trafalgar and how the battle was described in such great detail I was uite fond An Eastern Orthodox Response to Evangelical Claims of Marguerites character because she was so prone to accidents which I can relate to in mywn life I loved how she could pick herself right back up and move The Claiming of the Shrew on to the next big thing She really did have a way with ensnaring men without meaning to Madame Tussaud was a woman to be commended She was a true business woman who really knew her craft and would never let anythingr anyone get in her way Officer Darden Hastings was a true man Summoned of duty and definitely didn t wear his emotionsn his sleeve which made him come ff a little harsh sometimes I guess you could say he reminded me a lot f Mr Darcy in Pride and PrejudiceChristine Trent really ut did herself with this ne It really takes a hold Baghdad, Mon Amour: A Journey of Exile and Return of you from the beginning and doesn t let you go until it sver The detail in this story is so mesmerizing both with the wax figures and the battles I would recommend this book to anyone who loves a thrill seeking adventure with a damsel in distress sort Dead Inside of feel I can t wait to see what Christine has in store for us nextIf you would like to readf my reviews visit my site I was impressed with Christine Trent s debut The ueen s Dollmaker in early 2010 The novel appealed to me because it featured a strong independent heroine with the uniue employment f being an artist and entrepreneur in dollmaking I am eually as impressed with Trent s sopho release A Royal Likeness Marguerite is a sympathetic character and it was a great pleasure to read about her escapades I had planned n reading the book The Taste of Spruce Gum over a couple days butnce I started reading I couldn t put it down and stayed up to the wee hours f the morning to finish itA Royal Likeness combines history f the Napoleonic Era including fascinating details about the Battle She Stoops to Conquer of Trafalgar an abundancef adventure and intrigue and a good dose Slow Getting Up: A Story of NFL Survival from the Bottom of the Pile of romantic interest The novel standsn its wn although I do recommend reading The ueen s Dollmaker first to better understand the enmity between Marguerite and her husband s mother and brother Maude and Nathaniel Ashby two characters easy to dislike intensely I also recommend reading The ueen s Dollmaker so you can meet the hero and heroine f that novel Claudette and William who appear in A Royal LikenessMarguerite s naivety and preoccupation with The Dandy and Lady Penelope overcoming the grief from the lossf her husband gets her into a bit f trouble k than bit but she soon learns to become independent and face challenges with courage and determination I would like to mention the hijinks Maurguerite gets up to but I think this would spoil the story a bit so I will refrain The author gives this character adventure than she ever expected when all she was trying to do was survive the death Multi-Family Therapy of her beloved husbandFor me Christine Trent s novels standut from National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America, 7th Edition others through attention to the details Beyond the historical content I learned things about ships I never knew before and the processf wax modeling was fascinating I highly recommend this novel if you love uality historical fiction adventure and intrigue and riginal charactersMy Rating 45httpmyobsessionwithbooksblogspot. And as Britain battles to verthrow Napoleon Marguerite will find her loyalties under fire from all sides With a masterful eye for details Christine Trent brings ne f history's most fascinating eras to life in A History of Prophecy in Israel, Revised and Enlarged of a storyf desire ambition treachery and courag.
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