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Mary Queen Of Scots Audio Cassette – Audiobook, Abridged
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The writer injects intimacy and immediacy by quoting from contemporary sources giving them human side to the religious battles which raged over Elizabeth's succession. (THE OBSERVER)
'It is read by actress Patricia Hodge, her clear diction complementing Fraser's erudite prose' (WATERSTONE'S BOOKS QUARTERLY)
cut-glass enunciation, by combining solid research and an empathetic novelistic approach, Fraser's fascinating story of the queen and her part in the trouble and intrigues between France, England and Scotland is well told (THE SUNDAY TIEMS)
Antonia Fraser's bestselling biography of one of the most romantic and controversial figures in British history. Abridged edition.See all Product description
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I re-read it before going to the Mary Queen of Scots exhibition in Edinburgh last year.
It moved me to find out more about the Battle of Flodden (an event rarely spoken of) and I was able to see how this affected the Court Mary had to deal with.
Would it have been better for her not to have gone to France as a child and stayed in Scotland?
A tragic story, showing the mistakes and misconceptions on all sides.
The chapter on her final hours was truly brutal.
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I think perhaps what grated the most was the repeated use of “Scotch” when “Scots” was meant.Read more