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A Reading Life

A Tudor and a tortoise, both in fine voice

By Katherine A. Powers
February 25, 2007

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I cannot say I jumped for joy when I saw that the fine historian of the British monarchy, Alison Weir, had written a historical novel. What on earth for? She has already shown her inspired historical imagination in her biographies of crowned, and often decapitated, heads. She has brought her subjects to life as well as any nov-elist, revealing their ... (Full article: 1070 words)

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