Elizabeth I

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Phoenix Giant, 1997 - Всего страниц: 636
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Elizabeth 1 ruled England in defiance of convention, exercising supreme authority in a man's world. With courage, brilliance and style, she reigned for nearly forty-five years. Anne Somerset's penetrating biography of this complex and uniquely gifted woman is unrivalled in its analysis of both Elizabeth's personal life and her career as leader. By applying herself industriously to the evidence, Anne Somerset presents a convincing as well as complex character at the centre of her long, but ever lucid narrative Antonia Fraser I strongly recommend this book...the writing is a delight Daily Telegraph The fullest and best biography of the queen since Sir John Neale's in 1934 Times Literary Supplement

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What makes a good biography? For me, there are three main things for which I look in such a book. They are; firstly, a confident tone that leads me to believe that I am reading someone with greater ... Читать весь отзыв


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Flattered, feared, idealized during her lifetime, romanticized ever since, the intensely private Elizabeth I left few accurate portraits for future painters or biographers. Somerset (Ladies in Waiting ... Читать весь отзыв

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Anne Somerset was born in 1955 and educated in London, Gloucestershire and Kent. After reading History at King's College, London she worked as a research assistant for various historians. UNNATURAL MURDER, an account of the sensational Overbury murder was shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger award for non-fiction. Anne Somerset is married and lives in London.

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