Portrait of an Unknown Woman
  • Author : Vanora Bennett
  • Release Date : 04 September 2008
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 13 : 9780007279562
Ratings: 3.5
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Book Description: Perfect for fans of ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’, this is a remarkable love story with a background of religious and political turmoil in Tudor England.

Portrait of an Unknown Woman

Portrait of an Unknown Woman

Author : Vanora Bennett
Publisher : HarperCollins UK
Genre : Fiction
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