e. l. Konigsburgs A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver is the story of Queen Eleanor, looking back on her life on earth from heaven. Three very dear friends from Eleanors life-time join her and retell the story from their perspective. Did Queen Eleanor truly lead a God fearing life? Or was she selfish and proud? You'll have to decide for yourself, but one thing is for sure, you will LOVE this book!