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A brief history of Montmaray

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family life -- Europe -- Fiction,
  • Princesses -- Fiction,
  • Islands -- Fiction,
  • Diaries -- Fiction,
  • Europe -- History -- 1918-1945 -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    On her sixteenth birthday in 1936, Sophia begins a diary of life in a fictional island country off the coast of Spain, where she is among the last descendants of an impoverished royal family trying to hold their nation together on the eve of the second World War.

    Edition Notes

    StatementMichelle Cooper.
    GenreEurope, Fiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.C78748 Bri 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22795508M
    ISBN 109780375858642, 9780375958649
    LC Control Number2008049800


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Sophie FitzOsborne lives in a crumbling castle in the tiny island kingdom of Montmaray, along with her tomboy younger sister Henry, her beautiful, intellectual cousin Veronica, and Veronica's father, the completely mad King Sophie receives a leather journal for her sixteenth birthday, she decides to write about her life on the island.

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A Brief History of Montmaray Michelle Cooper ABOUT THE BOOK ‘History, I’ve learnt, can take many forms’ (p. A fable, an adventure, a romantic thriller, and a historical fiction, this novel is also a seriously charming story about growing up. Sixteen-year old Sophie FitzOsborne’s diary details a collection of tales past.

Setting The setting is in in a crumbling castle on the tiny island of the Kingdom of Montmaray. The island is near the Bay of Biscay off of France and Spain. Conclusion Henry did something silly and hurt her foot, and then Toby some how hurt his wrist.

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The FitzOsbornes in Exile (Book Two). "There's a fine line between gossip and history, when one is talking about kings."Sophie Fitzosborne lives in a crumbling castle in the tiny island kingdom of Montmaray with her eccentric and impoverished royal family. When she receives a journal for her sixteenth birthday, Sophie decides to chronic.

A Brief History of Montmaray Publisher's Summary Theres a fine line between gossip and history, when one is talking about kings. Sophie Fitzosborne lives in a crumbling castle in the tiny island kingdom of Montmaray with her eccentric and impoverished royal family.

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