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Elizabeth the Great (Time Reading Program Special Edition)

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Paperback, 375 pages
Published by Time Incorporated
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Staci
Dec 01, 2015 Staci rated it it was ok
This book seems to presuppose a general knowledge of the history of England because it does not take great pains to fully and clearly explain who everybody is so that the reader will understand and remember; save for a few people like Leicester and Burleigh, I was almost always confused as to who people were. Also, it's hard to follow with a sense of time passed: all of a sudden six or twelve or twenty three years have passed when it only seemed like one or two or ten.
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From Elizabeth Jenkins' obituary in The New York Times:

As a novelist, Ms. Jenkins was best known for “The Tortoise and the Hare” (1954), the story of a disintegrating marriage between a barrister and his desperate wife that Hilary Mantel, writing in The Sunday Times of London in 1993, called “as smooth and seductive as a bowl of cream.” Its author, Ms. Mantel wrote, “seems to know a good deal abou
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