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Henry VIII: The Charismatic King Who Reforged a Nation
by Kathy Elgin
This captivating biography of perhaps the most charismatic monarch of all time describes Henry’s love affairs and life at the English Court together with his political wranglings, military campaigns, mood swings, and acts of murderous brutality. This fully illustrated book on the reign of Henry VIII focuses not only on his marital adventures, but also on his abilities as a ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published October 1st 2013 by Arcturus Publishing Limited
(first published August 1st 2013)
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A nice biography but not very in depth. Covers Henry's life well but it does not give a lot of detail. Filled with some interesting facts and is written in an interesting way, with sections by subject instead of in chronological order. Overall a decent biography but nothing too special.
Born in Lancashire in 1948. Studied English at the University of London. Was head of publications at the Royal Shakespeare Company. A dance and theatre critic, adapter, author, and an editor of children's books and young adult books.More about Kathy Elgin...