K. Thomas

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Birthday: 25 Jan


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Elizabeth: Apprenticeship by Dr David Starkey
Elizabeth: Apprenticeship by Dr David Starkey
17 of 17 people found the following review helpful
I thoroughly enjoyed David Starkey's "Elizabeth" and found it to be a splendid read. The author brought Elizabeth to life in the pages of his book.
While not as long or detailed as Alison Weir's biography, Starkey approaches his book from a unique angle. He concentrates mainly on Elizabeth's early years from birth until she becomes Queen. He writes of her years of apprenticeship as one of England's greatest rulers and confesses, "The woman I have half fallen in love with is the young Elizabeth as she appears in the picture she gave to her father just before his death."
In between birth and her accession as Queen, the reader gets to see Elizabeth as a child,… Read more
Bottom: The Complete Bottom - Series 1 [VHS] [1991&hellip <b>VHS</b> ~ Adrian Edmondson
2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Pure Genius, 8 Jan 2002
Comedy doesn't get much better than this. Say hello to a non-cartoon English version of Beavis and Butthead. Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson play off each other brilliantly, and it's almost as if they were destined to work together. I highly recommend this to anybody with a twisted sense of humour and who thoroughly enjoys being entertained!