Antonia Fraser





Antonia Fraser

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August 27, 1932

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Lady Antonia Margaret Caroline Fraser, DBE (born 27 August 1932), née Pakenham, is a British author of history, novels, biographies and detective fiction. She is the widow of the 2005 Nobel Laureate in Literature, Harold Pinter (1930–2008), and prior to his death was also known as Antonia Pinter.

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Average rating: 3.93 · 47,688 ratings · 2,083 reviews · 80 distinct works · Similar authors
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The Wives of Henry VIII
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Mary Queen of Scots
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Love and Louis XIV: The Wom...
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The Warrior Queens
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The Weaker Vessel
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 800 ratings — published 1984 — 19 editions
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Kings and Queens of England
3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 872 ratings — published 1975 — 17 editions
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The Gunpowder Plot
3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 804 ratings — published 1996 — 18 editions
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Must You Go?: My Life with ...
3.51 of 5 stars 3.51 avg rating — 618 ratings — published 2010 — 14 editions
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Cromwell
3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 407 ratings — published 1973 — 19 editions
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“I have seen all, I have heard all, I have forgotten all. marie antoinette”
Antonia Fraser, Marie Antoinette: The Journey

“As long as you persecute people, you will actually throw up terrorism.”
Antonia Fraser

“[In 16th century European society] Marriage was the triumphal arch through which women, almost without exception, had to pass in order to reach the public eye. And after marriage followed, in theory, the total self-abnegation of the woman.”
Antonia Fraser, The Wives of Henry VIII

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