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The Memoirs of Cleopatra - Margaret George
The Memoirs of Cleopatra
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3.96 210
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780330353823 (0330353829)
Publisher: Pan Books
Pages no: 1139
Edition language: English
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Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
2.0 The Memoirs of Cleopatra: A Novel
George's first published novel, The Autobiography of Henry VIII is one of my all time favorite historical novels. Both that book and The Memoirs of Cleopatra are doorstopper monsters, almost a thousand pages in length. Yet the Henry VIII book was riveting, just flew by and was very moving. I gave it...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
4.0 Memoirs of Cleopatra
An interesting and involved story of Cleopatra and her life and loves. Sometimes too much detail and the book is weighty. You can see how Margaret George got herself very involved in the character and the situation in the world. I did enjoy it but felt it was a bit long and occasionally could be a...
Merle
Merle rated it
I started reading this, then realized no matter how interesting Cleopatra's life was, it's not worth reading a 900+ page book by Margaret George. Her Autobiography of Henry VIII was admirable in the obvious research that went into it, but in retrospect, the plot and characters were just so bland. An...
suzemo
suzemo rated it
2.0 The Memoirs of Cleopatra
3.5-4 stars.The first half of the book was decently paced, and interesting. I understand it takes place from Cleopatra's first person perspective, and I understand it's historical fiction, so anything I questioned or thought to be wrong could just be taken that way, but it just felt like it was wr...
Michelle CH
Michelle CH rated it
This was long, very long. The beginning was very promising and gave some good historical detail as to the Ptolemy family and the politics of the time. There just wasn't enough "meat" and it felt like we were along for the ride in Cleo's head. Towards the end, the battle scenes were just too detailed...
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