Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Waiting on Wednesday: The Fool's Girl by Celia Rees

The Fool's Girl by Celia Rees (Published by Bloomsbury USA Children's Books, July 20, 2010)

A lush, epic historical novel by bestseller Celia Rees, with an added Shakespearean twist.
Young and beautiful Violetta may be of royal blood, but her kingdom is in shambles when she arrives in London on a mysterious mission. Her journey has been long and her adventures many, but it is not until she meets the playwright William Shakespeare that she gets to tell the entire story from beginning to end. Violetta and her comic companion, Feste, have come in search of an ancient holy relic that the evil Malvolio has stolen from their kingdom. But where will their remarkable quest—and their most unusual story—lead? In classic Celia Rees style, it is an engrossing journey, full of political intrigue, danger, and romance.
This wholly original story is spun from Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, and includes both folly and suspense that would make the Bard proud.


I have read and enjoyed other historical novels by Celia Rees. I especially loved her book Witch Child, and it sounds like this new book will be wonderful as well.

7 comments:

KatieDoll said...

Historical fiction sometimes makes me nervous, but this sounds really good. Great pick! :)

Kelsey said...

I can't wait for this one! It sounds amazing and I loved her other book, Sovay (:

Julie said...

These Waiting on Wednesdays kill me. Too many books I want to read and it makes me antsy to get the book in my hands.

Her book, Sovay, is also on my list and I'm DYING to read it. *adds to never ending list*

inthehammockblog said...

This looks so good! Love the cover too! Thanks for sharing!

The Book Bug said...

Great choice! I cant wait for it either!

PolishOutlander said...

A new book from Celia Rees? ::falls to the floor:: Most excellent news!

Yayan paryana said...

its very good story...

 
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