By Kathleen Woodiwiss, ( reissue), Medieval Romance The Wolf & the Dove challenges the very boundaries of love and war and. The Wolf and the Dove Summary & Study Guide. Kathleen Woodiwiss. This Study Guide consists of approximately 54 pages of chapter summaries, quotes. Read “Wolf and the Dove”, by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss online on Bookmate – From New York Times bestselling author Kathleen E. Woodiwiss comes one of her.

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She feels pity for him. Though he has an ulterior motive for every kindness he bestows, he is way better than the alternative.

The Designs of Lord Randolph Cavanaugh. Her third son, Dorren, predeceased her. While I like the medieval period enormously, the Norman invasion and the shifting politics, I still have parts of the story that don’t quite work for me. This is more a classic romance of the heroine “tipping her chin in defiance” at the alpha male hero.

The story opens with Aislinn fighting the fact that she has a rope tied about her neck with the other end held by Ragnor. Frankly, the first failure I get. You submitted the following rating and review.

He read Harlequin Romances; I’m not sure why. This section contains words approx. This would also explain Lifetime, the channel of women in trouble needing rescuing. You can no woofiwiss see why I stopped reading trashy romance novels. Aislinn was katnleen bit of a wuss from a modern standpoint, but these were medieval times and the poor girl is getting her clothes ripped off half of the time so you feel for her, and I don’t think there is anything she could’ve done differently considering the time period.


Much later, when Aislinn has come to care for Wulfgar, she stands at his side during William’s coronation. Chapters 1 through 4. Wulfgar, a bastard son, raised by others as was the custom in training young men has understandable and formidable emotional issues. Aishlin yang digambarkan laksana rubah betina, selalu berusaha pantang menyerah terhadap keinginan gairah Wulfgar.

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The Wolf and the Dove by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss

There was something about this one that keeps me coming back and rereading it over and over again. Woodiwiss dragged out the “romance” between Wulfgar and Aislinn to a point where it became repetitive and boring. And Wulfgar, base-born as he is, is attracted to the beauty and spirit of the noble lady.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. I didn’t enjoy the characterization of the hero in that book very much, so, while this book was highly recommended, I didn’t expect much of this book. The book is something of an examination of these roles, and, therefore, not a typical romance.

Wolf and the Dove

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The novel sold over 2. Jul 19, Vivian rated it liked it Shelves: This was the very first romance novel that I ever read. The author stays “in character” throughout the entire book.

At times I found it very long, like the author could’ve chopped off pages and it wouldn’t have made a difference. I definitely recommend this for historica I can see, having finished this, why it is considered a classic of historical romance. And he is the same ma What a disappointment!


She was the daughter of the lord of Darkenwald, proud, wise, and uncommonly beautiful, but now Aislinn is but a slave to the conquering Normans, a plaything for the woociwiss who killed her father. I can see, having finished this, why it is considered a classic of historical romance.

This one had so much potential for greatness, but it dragged on for what seemed like FOREVER, going from one conflict to another and another. Some of the Gwyneth aspect was hard to swallow. This is a page katleen with a story that could have easily been told in 3 A Saxon noblewoman, Aislinn, was turned to slave and mistress read harlot when Norman’s invaded and overcame the Saxon homestead. Media The Wolf and the Dove. In romance books, at least in some, the woman does change the man; she does have some power to do this.

View all 27 comments. Her betrothed is now a slave and is chained with the dogs at one point in the book. This is a page book with a story that could have easily been told in Sure it ends in marriage but how do you get over dovs grievous things done to you? Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. I was a senior in high school and thought that it was the most heart throbbing story that I had ever read.

This never feels contemporary. It had an almost poetic feel at times but it wasn’t confusing to me at all.