Rereadings: It caused outrage at the time, but Forever Amber Kathleen Winsor’s story of an English adventuress who becomes one of the. Kathleen Winsor’s Forever Amber, the naughtiest novel of , has just been reprinted. Lock up your servants. Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Kathleen ioned.

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When the two met, Foreverr knew that she climbed a ladder only to look down and her competition standing firmly on the ground. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. The reason the book appealed to women is that she thought like a man armed with the tools of a woman.

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So this book allows to get the thrills without the consequences. That particular husband was the one whose son she seduced because she was bored, by the way.

And here I must draw a veil, for fear I ruin the finale do not, though, expect an entirely happy ending. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

I read this book because of my grandfather. Abandoned pregnant and penniless on the teeming streets of London, year-old Amber St. Winsor ‘s inspiration for the book came from her first husband who had done his undergraduate thesis on Charles II of England.

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amer I also started hating the main character which never happened to me before. Amber finds that life in London kthleen as easy as she thought. I love how she weaves real and fictional characters together so you don’t know who’s who–and you definitely feel like if you were to step in King Charles’ court, you might get swept up into a devious scheme, take a lover, start a new fashion, make an enemy, or take London by storm. True to her ambeg, Amber eventually attracts the attention of the king and sleeps with him twice before his mistress, Barbara Palmer, grows angry and convinces him to stop.


Now, I have to admit, if I met her or someone like her in real life, I would hate her. This was one of my sister’s favorite books, and it took me several decades to finally get around to reading it.

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You feel you learn more about Charles II’s era from this book than you ever could through a text book. Amber is an infuriating and frustrating heroine who you can’t help but root for.

When Amber chases him down he relents once more on the condition that they carry their affair in total secrecy. Lists with This Book.

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There’s more to the story than oh she’s just a whore who uses people and lies Herwig was writing a paper for school on Charles II, and, katjleen of boredom, Winsor wjnsor one of his research books Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. All this said, y’all seem to have the idea that I must not know anything about Restoration history to be so disgusted by this book.


Anyways, the characters if a movie were made would be look alikes and it would be poorly made. I understand if you love this book. When I started reading the book: Forever Amber by Kathleen Winsor.

Forever Amber by Kathleen Winsor

I’ll even forgive your comments on my character and tastes in public entertainment! Depressed, Amber decides to marry Rex, but shortly before her son’s second birthday Bruce returns from his travels and Amber realizes she is still in love with him. The beginning was fun because Amber felt like a young, spunky girl determined to get what she wanted from lifeā€¦ and Bruce did blow her over! Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. While English women were weeping over Celia Johnson’s stoic portrayal of sexual renunciation in Brief Encounter they were also bonding over the bawdy, upwardly-mobile Amber St Clare.

I just wanted to add something that I really should have mentioned in my earlier comment.