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My last duchess

Daisy Goodwin

My last duchess

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Published by Headline Review in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social life and customs,
  • Americans,
  • Aristocracy (Social class),
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDaisy Goodwin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6107.O6625 M9 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination468 p. ;
    Number of Pages468
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24905043M
    ISBN 100755348087, 0755348060, 0755348079
    ISBN 109780755348084, 9780755348060, 9780755348077
    LC Control Number2010530201
    OCLC/WorldCa489633035


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My Last Duchess by Eloisa James is a fabulous historical romance novel. This is a prequel to the successful The Wildes of Lindow Castle series.

This book features the courtship and romance that blossomed between Hugo, Duke of Lindow and Ophelia, Lady Astley which are the beloved parents to the group of children that the previous novels follow/5().

"My Last Duchess", which I read in conjunction with "Poryprynia's Lover", is pretty much a prime example of how a dramatic monologue should be written. More than anything, the subtlety of the narrator in his choice of words (made clearer by the strict poetic structure- heroic couplets) and intonation is what gives the reader a true idea of what /5.

This carefully crafted ebook: “My Last Duchess (Complete Edition)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. "My Last Duchess" is a poem, frequently anthologised as an example of the dramatic monologue.

It first 3/5(1). My Last Duchess - Ebook written by Eloisa James. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read My Last Duchess.4/5(2).

I loved every page of "My Last Duchess." The very last page is "Not the End" leading one to believe there will be a sequel. The copyright of my book is so when I saw "The American Heiress" listed with the later copyright of JI downloaded it on my Kindle and began to read only to realize it is the same book!/5().

My Last Duchess is a novella in the Wildes of Lindow Castle series. The full series reading order is as follows: Book 1: Wilde in Love Book 2: Too Wilde to Wed Book 3: Born to be Wilde Book 4: Say No to the Duke Book 5: Say Yes to the Duke Book 6: Wilde Child Novella: My Last Duchess.

The short story "My Last Girlfriend" by Robert Barnard is a take-off on "My Last Duchess" with a new twist. [9] Science fiction author Eric Flint uses portions of "My Last Duchess" in his book The Galileo Affair ().

Alongside her tv work, Daisy has written a memoir, Silver River and two novels My Last Duchess Uk/The American Heiress US and The Fortune Hunter, which were both New York Times bestsellers.

In Daisy decided to concentrate on writing full time and was commissioned to write her first screenplay, Victoria, an 8 part series about the early. That’s my last Duchess painted on the wall, Two readings by Tony-nominated actor Alfred Molina: a reading of Robert Browning's "My Last Duchess" and "A Pedestrian" by Amit Majmudar.

In "My Last Duchess," the dramatic monologue is directed at a courtier of a wealthy count, presumably one whose daughter the Duke is trying to marry.

Before the poem even begins, the courtier has been escorted through the Duke's palace—probably through an art gallery filled with paintings and sculptures.

My Last Duchess (Book): James, Eloisa: "Hugo Wilde, the Duke of Lindow, has a drafty castle, eight naughty children - and no wife. Ophelia, Lady Astley, has a fine house, one well-behaved daughter - and no husband.

Hugo takes one look at Ophelia and loses his heart, but she doesn't want more children or a castle. She takes one look at him and heads for her carriage. "My Last Duchess" is a perfectly pleasant, unobjectionable read. I like Ophelia. I like the Duke. I LOVE Lady Knowles. Their courtship is short on incident, and since we know from an entire suite of Wildes of Lindow Castle books that they end up together and happy, there's no gut-wrenching suspense to keep you awake at night.

Like I said Reviews:   My Last Duchess (Book): James, Eloisa: Hugo Wilde, the Duke of Lindow, has a drafty castle, eight naughty children - and no wife.

Ophelia, Lady Astley, has a fine house, one well-behaved daughter - and no husband. Hugo takes one look at Ophelia and loses his heart, but she doesn't want more children or a castle. She takes one look at him and heads for her carriage.

Books; Avon; Current: My Last Duchess; My Last Duchess (eBook) by Eloisa James. Look Inside. My Last Duchess. by Eloisa James. On Sale: Pub Month: Oct Ebook.

$ Ebook. $ Add to Cart Shop Other Retailers. Amazon Apple iBooks Barnes & Noble Google Play Kobo. Save to Wishlist. About this Book. Title: My Last Duchess Format: Mass Market Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: 27 octobre Publisher: HarperCollins Language: EnglishISBN:   My Last Duchess (Book): James, Eloisa: Baker & TaylorHugo Wilde, the Duke of Lindow, must convince Lady Astley, the only woman for him, that their powerful attraction, his castle and his eight mischievous children add up to a match made in heaven.

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I had a lot of fun writing this book—and My Last Duchess, for that matter. I hope they both make readers very happy. ★ My Last Duchess By Eloisa James.

Avon $ ISBN Published 10/27/ Romance / Historical Romance. Trending Interviews. Manoush Zomorodi. Interview by. My Last Duchess (Book): James, Eloisa: "Hugo Wilde, the Duke of Lindow, has a drafty castle, eight naughty children - and no wife.

Ophelia, Lady Astley, has a fine house, one well-behaved daughter - and no husband. Hugo takes one look at Ophelia and loses his heart, but she doesn't want more children or a castle.

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From there you can navigate to the title you are interested in. “My Last Duchess” is a famous poem written by Robert Browning.

It was published in a book of poems named “Dramatic Lyrics” in As the name “Dramatic Lyrics” suggests, Browning tried to produce new trends in poetry after some experiments.

My Last Duchess is a wonderful, engaging story about finding new love after heartbreak, and taking a risk on happiness instead of is a sweet, hopeful book that shows that love comes around more than once.

Lady Ophelia Astley is a respectable widow, raising her daughter alone after the premature death of her husband, Sir Peter. Robert Browning published "My Last Duchess" in in a book of poems titled Dramatic the title suggests, in these poems Browning experiments with form, combining some aspects of stage plays and some aspects of Romantic verse to create a new type of poetry for his own Victorian age.

The Victorians are the poor unfortunates who come between the Romantics and the Modernists. One of the earliest of Browning's dramatic monologues, published inmany consider "My Last Duchess" to be his greatest and most famous.

The poem is a narration by the Duke of Ferrara to another nobleman and opens as the Duke reveals a portrait of his late Duchess. Through clever use of the. New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James returns to the Wildes series with a prequel about the Wilde children's parents, Hugo, Duke of Lindow, and Ophelia, Lady Astley.

Every Duke needs a Duchess Hugo Wilde, the Duke of Lindow, has a drafty castle, eight naughty children—and no wife. Ophelia, Lady Astley, has a fine house, one well-behaved daughter—and no : HarperCollins Publishers.

Contents include: The Bad News / The Art of Cooking & Serving / The Headless Horseman / My Last Duchess / The Other Place / Monopoly / Moral Disorder / White Horse, The Entities / The Labrador Fiasco / The Boys at the Lab. Any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a stock photo.

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Robert Browning - That's my last Duchess painted on the wall, Looking as if she were alive. I call That piece a wonder, now: Frà Pandolf's hands. My Last Duchess Questions and Answers - Discover the community of teachers, mentors and students just like you that can answer any question you might have on My Last Duchess.

This Study Guide consists of approximately 31 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of My Last Duchess. "My Last Duchess" is written in rhymed iambic pentameter, which maintains an even beat throughout the poem.

My Last Duchess is a lovely prequel novella to the Wilde series. Hugo is a dreamy Hero and Ophelia a lovable and relatable Heroine. Love the inclusion of the rare, historical Frost Fair event. How magical a frozen Thames must have been.

This book was a treat from start to finish. 1 person found this helpful. Listen Free to My Last Duchess audiobook by Eloisa James with a 30 Day Free Trial. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet and iOS and Android devices.

My Last Duchess is ‘the’ most famous dramatic monologue of Robert Browning. The poem was published in the year in the third series of Bells and particular series was called as Dramatic was the first time the world witnessed this poem and the series also contained The Pied Piper of Hamelin, another well-known poem by Robert Browning.

My Last Duchess is the perfect prequel to one of my favourite series by Eloisa James and it's a sweet, whirlwind of a romance. In “My Last Duchess,” the speaker gets away with his wife’s murder since neither his audience (in the poem) nor his creator judges or criticizes him.

Instead, the responsibility of judging the character’s morality is left to readers, who find the duke of Ferrara a vicious, repugnant person even as he takes us on a tour of his art gallery.

What other book might you compare My Last Duchess to and why. I think it's unique in its own way. I could not make out where the story was going. What do you think the narrator could have done better. The narrator was okay I guess Could you see My Last Duchess being made into a movie or a TV series.

Who should the stars be. My Last Duchess is a fun, fast, warm hug of a book that checked all of my happy reader boxes. If you're a fan of the Wildes series, you've seen glimpses of the Duke of Lindow and his duchess in the background of the stories.

In the essay “My Last Duchess” the author analyzes a poem that at first glance seems like the wistful musings of a widower. However, they are forced to realize that this is the reflection of a man who may very well have had a hand in the death of “my last Duchess painted on the wall”.

In the poem My Last Duchess by Robert Browning, how does the Duke feel about his previous Duchess. Asked by bookragstutor. Last updated by anonymous on 07 Feb Answers: 1.

My Last Duchess In My Last Duchess, what connection does Browning imply between the Duke's art collection and his attitude toward his wife?. New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James returns to the Wildes series with a prequel novella about the Wilde children's parents, Hugo, Duke of Lindow, and Ophelia, Lady Duke needs a Duchess Hugo Wilde, the Duke of Lindow, has a drafty castle, eight naughty children&#;and no.

New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James returns to the Wildes series with a prequel about the Wilde children's parents, Hugo, Duke of Lindow, and Ophelia, Lady Duke needs a Duchess Hugo Wilde, the Duke of Lindow, has a drafty castle, eight naughty children—and no wife.

Ophelia, Lady Astley, has a fine house, one well-behaved daughter—and no husband/5.