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Forever Amber by Kathleen Winsor

Forever Amber - Kathleen Winsor

 

Description: Abandoned pregnant and penniless on the teeming streets of London, 16-year-old Amber St. Clare manages, by using her wits, beauty, and courage, to climb to the highest position a woman could achieve in Restoration England-that of favorite mistress of the Merry Monarch, Charles II. From whores and highwaymen to courtiers and noblemen, from events such as the Great Plague and the Fire of London to the intimate passions of ordinary-and extraordinary-men and women, Amber experiences it all. But throughout her trials and escapades, she remains, in her heart, true to the one man she really loves, the one man she can never have.

The book-brick lies there on the RL shelf and I have almost picked it up so many times yet always seemed to be distracted by some other beckoning delight. However all is solved, the full film is here