|Good King Harry (1984) [Novel]|
by Denise Giardina
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(From the publisher):
A contemplative soul imbued with a compassion and mental agility beyond his years, young Harry, Prince of Wales - the future King Henry V - is marked early as the object of his father's scorn. For in the eyes of Lord Bolingbroke, his son is but a weak link in the House of Lancaster with a dangerous loyalty to the rebellious Welsh that must be broken.
As Harry reaches maturity, the battle within his heart grows fierce. Torn between the sensitivities of his soul and the uncompromising king he must become, Harry embarks on an odyssey rife with political agendas, sexual intrigue, and military combat - ultimately transforming into the accomplished monarch a volatile England so urgently demands.
Original title: Good King Harry
Genre: Fiction→ Historical→ European→ Medieval
Fiction→ Historical→ The "royals"
Fiction→ Historical→ European→ British Isles→ England