The wolf and the dove by kathleen woodiwiss

Want to Read saving…. This was about as sizzley as it got back then and compared to most written then …more I read this, on the side, when I was in college studying English Lit. Woodiwiss was a master of her craft. Though dispised because of his birth, he is fair and just with all whom he meets.

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Tapi yang paling membuat saya terpukau adalah sudut pandang Aishlin ttg cintanya pada Wulfgar yang notabene awalnya adalah musuh keluarganya dan bangsanya, bagaimana ucapan-ucapan Aishlin pada saat membela Wulfgar dan dirinya sendiri yang diejek sbg pelacur Saxon secara bertubi-tubi dari segala pihak, mulai dari ibu kandungnya sendiri, mantan tunangannya, juga dari Ragnor si pemerkosa yang belum puas karena belum memiliki sepenuhnya diri Aishlin hingga Gwyneth yang berlidah super tajam.

I've read this book so many times, I can't even recall the number.

But I started reading it and loved it! He laughs at her. But when he espies the courageous Aislinn struggling to bury her father—he wants her.

For the first time ever, mighty Wulfgar has been vanquished - and by a bold and beautiful princess of Saxon blood. Gwyneth also goes, believing that Ragnor cares for her. This was a long, long, loooong book. The plot didn't bring anything new and dovs was somewhat predictable. To be fair, the power imbalance of conqueror and conquered creates a whole slew of issues from loyalty to honesty to trust that hinder communication.

Not because of her beauty, but because of the spirit she possesses. This theory would also apply to soap operas. That was the case with Wulfgar in this meandering mess of a medieval.

The Wolf and the Dove by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss - FictionDB

But how can she give herself to a man who will never wed her, who holds only pain and hatred for women in his heart? The Flame and the Flower was rejected by agents and hardcover publishers, who deemed it as "too long" at pages.

Thanks for telling us about the doodiwiss. Worst of all, at least for this reader, was no chemistry at all between Aislinn and Wolfgar, a death knell for a romance novel. Maybe I'll by the new release and read it again the last 2 pages or so fell out the last time I was reading it.

I'd go into the plot in detail, but so many other reviewers have already done so I don't see the need to rehash it again. My valiant completist side was being sorely tested by pg. But it's fiction, set in a time when many, many things then were completely unacceptable, yet people had to live with it.

The Wolf and the Dove Summary & Study Guide

Aislinn lives through the coming months believing that he had raped her, until she learns that Maida put a sleeping draught in Ragnor's drink. There is a near rape, and how this is not a rape is absolutely wonderfully explained.

He saves Aislinn from the Norman knights sent ahead of him, but she harbors no happiness at either Wwoodiwiss But Wulfie put up with a lot from both heroine and author, so I give him an extra star. Despite the fact he is a bastard and a Norman, he seems unusually honest and is more handsome than any man has a right to be. Noble Aislinn grieves as the Iron Wolf and his minions storm through her beloved Darkenwald.

The Wolf and the Dove Summary & Study Guide

I liked this book because there is no character rape. Again, not a problem for me. Can he really drink and shot straight? I didn't really like the way the heroine's mother was handled, she ought to have had more dignity and self respect for some one who was an important baroness.

Eighteen year old Aislinn of Darkenwald becomes an object of the spoils of war and now belongs to Wulfgar, the Iron Wolf of Normandy. View all 7 comments. We only knew that Aislinn was I was told on Very Good Doge to simply throw in the towel and bail because this book is a big buttload of Nothing Happening. The book started out well and I was getting good vibes from it.

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