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Queen Anne

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Queen Anne by Anne Somerset
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Oct 07, 2014 | ISBN 9780804171601

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Winner of the 2013 Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography

“A spirited and extremely convincing defense of . . . an unlikely queen.” —The New York Times Book Review

“History at its best. . . . A grand achievement. . . . If ever a work of history managed to be ‘definitive’ and yet great fun to read, this is it.” —The Daily Beast

“A triumph of research and empathy. . . . Here, in brilliant detail, unfolds the passionate highs and tragic lows of a woman who fought to place her own mark in history.” —Amanda Foreman, author of Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire
 
“A meticulously crafted view from the cockpit of power. . . . Queen Anne, Somerset shows, deserves fresh respect.” —Times Literary Supplement (London)
 
“Definitive. . . . Clearly the fullest, best and most sympathetic account of Queen Anne yet written.”  —Evening Standard (UK)
 
“Wonderfully pacy and absorbing.” —Daily Mail (UK)
 
“Formidable. . . . It is has taken immense patience and skill . . . to create a new and subtler image of the last of the Stuart monarchs. Anne Somerset has done a real service both to us and to her namesake.” —Sunday Times (London)
 
“Sympathetic and engaging. . . . Somerset brings Anne’s anxious and dutiful character to life with delicacy.” —Daily Express (UK)
 
“Magisterial . . . incisive and compelling.” —Country Life
 
“Fascinating and rewarding. . . . In this excellent biography [Queen] Anne’s reputation is reclaimed.” —Sunday Express (UK)
 
“Excellent. . . . It is time to think differently about Queen Anne.” —Mail on Sunday (UK)
  


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