Yes I would, and someday I will. I love a good historical novel, and especially one that doesn't violate any of the available history. Elizabeth Woodville is a little-known figure but one that inspires "what if" thoughts.
The personal reaction to political dealings.
Well read, good emphasis without being histrionic.
Daughter of the River?
Absolutely. Some books are for gaining information and others are for the enjoyment of the content. This is one of the latter.
Lamb, by the same author. And Mark Twain, in some ways.
The ribald goings-on in the great hall.
fascinating authentic evocative
It has been some time since I read Caleb Carr's books about this same period, but they immediately come to mind.
The narrator was able to step into the various voices without sounding like a one-man theatre troupe.
It would have been nice!
I was fascinated to learn about these events--thought I knew a fair amount about the period. The evocation of the newspaper wars is entertaining, and the facts of the crime are presented in an almost cinematic fashion.
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