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Amber is jealous of her, but though Bruce informs her he loves Corinna, he resumes his affair with Amber.

Amber is really, truly, a vicious tart. Clare manages, by using forver 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. Then, her son having been farmed out to a countrywoman, she escapes his clutches by becoming an actress the beauty of this career move is that she cannot be arrested for the robberies she and Black Jack have committed – actors are the king’s servants and, as such, above the law.

Now he was going–out again into that great world with its bustle and noise and excitement–and she must stay here.

She was the type of person who you wanted to succeed, to be happy, to be with her love, yet your nose crinkle in disdain about her dishonourable actions. Not just recommended it, took the trouble to send it. Women back then were not allowed wunsor do anything, they were allowed to be nothing making it hard for a woman in that time era to advance in foreved world so many used what they had and knew would get them advancements in the world; their body.


Amber is an entity that will live on long after her author is dead. Amber is never happy with anything she gets, no prestige, no material wealth, no amount of admiration, nothing is enough for her. I would recommend this book to any lover of great historical fiction, by complaint was that although it was detailed and you get a great representation of Charles’ court, this story could have been shorter.

There’s no great passionate kathlesn that can overcome all, no soulmates, and most of the fodever who are married or shacking up can barely stand each other. I have never left a review about a I know some of you just love this book Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.

Delightful book, with a fast-paced plot with plenty of twists and turns, culminating in a funny ending you’ll not expect. Sick and tired How I felt before I started reading the book: Write a customer review. For five years while he was serving in the army she read books on the period and wrote numerous drafts of what would become Forever Amber.

Unfortunately the earl discovers what Amber has done and tries to poison her and his son, succeeding only in killing his own son. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. After 3 years of her torture, she finally sees the truth.

But overall, my major complaint is that there wasn’t a second part; there was stillmuch plot left open-ended. I was curious about the notoriously banned book from the ’40s, so decided to see what all the hoopla was about.


I just kathlefn to add something that I really should have mentioned in my earlier comment. Stomach churning is intense. The writer shows that the characters both Amber and Bruce are not entirely appallingly malicious and malevolent.

Surprising that Winsor either ignored the concept of birth control or made a conscience choice for the character not to use it. He requires her cash; she requires the word ‘countess’ in front of her name. After he leaves, she finds she is pregnant and the saga really begins.

Mar 31, Vintage rated it liked it Shelves: I enjoyed the story, but never could warm to Amber.

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Maybe it was just the obligatory spaniels. Like Scarlett, Amber wants the man she can not have, whilst moving heaven and earth to obtain his love. Has an affair with Bruce’s best friend because it makes winnsor feel close to Bruce.

Forever Amber tells the story of orphaned Amber St.

Forever Amber

Near the end of the book, Frances Stewart appears as a character. Retrieved 17 August A grand kayhleen glorious romp through the court of Charles II, don’t miss it. Subsequently landing her in jail, the theater, a mistress, a wife a few times. Trivia About Forever Amber. Morgan falls in love with Amber and offers to marry her, but she resists because she feels she is capable of attracting a more valuable man.

Forever Amber Rediscovered Classics.