By Jean Plaidy

ISBN-10: 0399129855

ISBN-13: 9780399129858

ISBN-10: 0449209792

ISBN-13: 9780449209790

ISBN-10: 0609810200

ISBN-13: 9780609810200

during this "memoir" by way of Elizabeth I, mythical ancient novelist Jean Plaidy finds the Virgin Queen as she actually was once: the bewildered, motherless baby of an omnipotent father; a captive within the Tower of London; a wise flesh presser; a lover of the humanities; and at last, an icon of an period. it's the tale of her unbelievable upward push to strength and the nice triumphs of her reign--the finish of spiritual bloodshed, the settling of the recent international, the defeat of the Spanish Armada. Brilliantly shrewdpermanent, a pupil with a prepared wit, she was once additionally useless, daring, and unpredictable, a queen who commanded--and won--absolute loyalty from these round her.

But in those pages, in her personal voice, Elizabeth additionally recounts the emotional turmoil of her lifestyles: the loneliness of strength; the heartbreak of her lifelong love affair with Robert Dudley, whom she may well by no means marry; and the bad guilt of ordering the execution of her cousin, Mary, Queen of Scots. during this unforgettable novel, Elizabeth emerges as probably the most attention-grabbing and arguable ladies in historical past, and as England’s maximum monarch.

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