In this remarkable biography, Carolly Erickson brings Elizabeth I to life and allows us to see her as a living, breathing, elegant, flirtatious, diplomatic, violent, arrogant, and outrageous woman who commands our attention, fascination, and awe.
With the special skill for which she is acclaimed, Carolly Erickson electrifies the senses as she evokes with total fidelity the brilliant colors of Elizabethan clothing and jewelry, the texture of tapestries, and even the close, perfumed air of castle rooms. Erickson demonstrates her extraordinary ability to discern and bring to life psychological and physical reality.
©1983 Carolly Erickson (P)2012 Audible, Inc.
I thought I knew Elizabeth 1 of England but this book convinced me of how much more I did not know. An enjoyable, well researched book. NOTE: She is Elizabeth 1st of England
The United Kingdom did not exist during this period. Elizabeth 2nd is an error.
Yes, I am opinionated
Your favorite Tudor period biography.
Gives all of the human beings in this book interest and color.
I have listened several times
A pleasure, a bit like hot chocolate, its addictive.
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