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Tidelands

Narrated by: Louise Brealey
Length: 15 hrs and 29 mins
Categories: Fiction, Historical
4.5 out of 5 stars (150 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

The brand-new series from the Sunday Times number one best-selling author 

The eagerly awaited first book in Philippa Gregory’s sweeping new series begins with the story of Alinor, a young midwife who finds herself tempted by a forbidden love affair.  But in a society that has already set a path for her, she is all too aware of the dangers that await a woman who dares step out of place....

The unmissable listen for summer 2019.

Praise for Philippa Gregory:

"Gregory has popularised Tudor history perhaps more than any other living fiction writer... All of her books feature strong, complex women, doing their best to improve their lives in worlds dominated by men." (Sunday Times)

"Popular historical fiction at its finest, immaculately researched and superbly told." (The Times)

"Engrossing." (Sunday Express)

©2019 Philippa Gregory. All rights reserved. (P)2019 Simon & Schuster Australia. All rights reserved.

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Misery

What a miserable story, nothing happy happens. I certainly won’t be reading the sequel any time soon.

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fall of hope and suspense flavoured with misery

pros - storyline great always keeping you wanting to know what would happen , with unexpected twists.

cons- the tudors were a miserable bunch 😂
ending was very sharp, i hope there is a sequel .




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For lovers of a English history and strong women

This book was recommended to me and to be honest I did not know what to expect.
Found the story captivating and could imagine the intolerable suffering women were subjected to in patriarchal England.
In the end the story swept me up and found I listened to the story day and night.

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Another great Story

Like "A Respectable Trade" this story draws you into the time period and keeps you immersed in the story, cannot wait for the next installment.

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Wonderful story telling

Lovely to see what Philippa Gregory can do as a story teller when freed from the constraints of writing about well known historical figures. A brilliant expose also of misogyny expressed through religious righteousness.

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brilliant

excellent story & brilliant naration .good to hear a Phillipa1s Gregory story about ordinary folk not just royalty

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Great story

This was a great story. The end left me wanting to know more details though.

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great story

hard to put down.really enjoyed this story and narrator was just right. definitely listen to more

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It started with a slow burn, and whilst none of the characters really grabbed me, the overarching story lured me in because it was beautifully woven, gritty and beautiful.

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Great historic fiction

My First Philippa Gregory book - great historic portrayal of the time - setting added to be fitting narration - can see this will be the start of many listens to come