The Girl from Botany Bay

Author(s): Carolly Erickson


Acclaim for Carolly Erickson"Carolly Erickson is one of the most accomplished and successful historical biographers writing in English."-The Times Literary SupplementThe First Elizabeth"Even more readable and absorbing than the justly praised works of Tuchman and Fraser. A vivid and eminently readable portrait of history's favorite Tudor."-The New York Times Book Review"A masterpiece of narrative, a story so absorbing it is as hard to put down as a fine novel."-Los Angeles Times Book ReviewAlexandra"Gifted . . . breathless . . . heartbreaking . . . Erickson excels."-Chicago TribuneJosephine"An intimate, richly detailed, and candid portrait . . . Erickson's] scholarly insights combine superbly with a mastery of period manners more often found in the best historical fiction."-Kirkus ReviewsMistress Anne"Carolly Erickson is a most admirable biographer, and this book is highly enjoyable as well as being reliable and acute; indeed, it is popular historical biography at its best."--The Times (London)


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General Fields

  • : 9781405035880
  • : Macmillan
  • : Macmillan
  • : July 2004
  • : 1.6 Centimeters X 15.6 Centimeters X 23.4 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Carolly Erickson
  • : Paperback
  • : 218