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John Guy
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Sorry kids, no feet.
Sorry kids, no feet. rated it 2 years ago
Typically non-fiction takes me months to read. I tend to get so bogged down in the details that I find myself able to only read a chapter at a time. This was not the case with Guy's biography of Mary, Queen of Scots. I have yet to find a biographical work that doesn't show any bias. Suggestions w...
Tannat rated it 5 years ago
This biography of Elizabeth I focused on the later part of her reign, the 1580s, 1590s, and early 1600s, while including some earlier references to explain the events. It was largely interesting although a bit dry. I felt I learned enough to make my read worthwhile, though. The events weren’t disc...
A Book Addict's Musings by Readinghearts
So much has been written to date about the Tudor Dynasty that you might wonder why an established historian like John Guy would spend the time to write about them. Given the numerous volumes, both fictional and non-fiction, that have been devoted to Henry, his wives, and their offspring, the Tudors...
Kalliope Muse speaks to me
Kalliope Muse speaks to me rated it 10 years ago
What a jewel of a book!. Beautiful paintings, exquisite reproductions. I cannot get tired of Mughal painting, nor of any other kind of manuscript illustrations or illuminations, whether they be Irish celtic, or Carolingian, or early Spanish Romanesque, or French Gothic, or Ottoman, or Coptic Egypt...
kristenrenn rated it 12 years ago
It wasn't until I finished listening to this audiobook that I realized that it was an abridged version. I'm a little disappointed, but I enjoyed listening to it nonetheless.
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