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Anne in the Tower

Advantages: Well written, accessible style, exciting story
Disadvantages: None

The Lady in the Tower by Alison Weir bears the subtitle "The Fall of Anne Boleyn", which tells you just about everything you need to know about the book. Assuming you know Alison Weir is a historian, you will then be able to surmise that this is a histori ...

eilidhcatriona 14.11.2012 · Read full review
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Review of The Lady in the Tower: The Fall of Anne Boleyn - Alison Weir

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The Lady in the Tower: Alison Weir at her best

Advantages: informative, interesting
Disadvantages: some might find it a little too biographical

...This, in my opinion, is Alison Weir's strongest book so far. In 'The Lady in the Tower' Weir researches the fate of Anne Boleyn, and attempts to answer the big question of whether or not she was indeed guilty. She looks into dates of Anne's supposed i ...

chuckabiddy 04.06.2011 · Read full review
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The people and events which shaped the last century

Advantages: Lively, solidly researched and an excellent historical read
Disadvantages: The author's occasional prejudices

There are several ways of writing history, from the most academic, not to say dry, to the most popular. Andrew Marr manages to tell the story of an era very readably, combining a conversational style with a prodigious amount of research. A.N. Wilson's ...

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Review of After the Victorians - A.N. Wilson

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