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  • Isabella

  • The She-Wolf of France
  • By: Alison Weir
  • Narrated by: Lisette Lecat
  • Length: 21 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 256
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 149
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 152

Here is the first full-length biography of a much maligned but astonishingly colourful Queen of England. In Newgate Street, in the city of London, stand the meagre ruins of Christ Church. On the same site once stood a royal mausoleum set to rival Westminster Abbey in the 14th century. Among the many crowned heads buried there was Isabella of France, Edward II's queen - one of the most notorious femme fatales in history. But how did she acquire her evil reputation? And is it justified?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent

  • By Wallen on 12-29-08

Book is more of References for Dates than a story

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-15-15

Would you try another book from Alison Weir and/or Lisette Lecat?

I have read other books by Alison Weir however this one is more a list of dates rather than a story about the Queen of England.

Has Isabella turned you off from other books in this genre?

no

Which character – as performed by Lisette Lecat – was your favorite?

No characters were performed. Just a list of dates with what has been documented or conjecture from other authors.

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Isabella?

no scenes