Mary Queen Of Scots

Mary Queen Of Scots

Author: Antonia Fraser ISBN: 9780385311298
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"A book that will leave few readers unmoved."-San Francisco Chronicle

She was the quintessential queen: statuesque, regal, dazzlingly beautiful. Her royal birth gave her claim to the thrones of two nations; her marriage to the young French dauphin promised to place a third glorious crown on her noble head. Instead, Mary Stuart became the victim of her own impulsive heart, scandalizing her world with a foolish passion that would lead to abduction, rape and even murder. Betrayed by those she most trusted, she would be lured into a deadly game of power, only to lose to her envious and unforgiving cousin, Elizabeth I. Here is her story, a queen who lost a throne for love, a monarch pampered and adored even as she was led to her beheading, the unforgettable woman who became a legend for all time.

Praise for Mary Queen of Scots

"She was sometimes reviled as a scheming whore, sometimes revered as a misunderstood martyr. But she was invariably regarded as fascinating. Antonia Fraser's richly readable biography demonstrates that Mary's great fascination continues unabated."--Time

"Compassionate, illuminating, rich in human interest."--The New York Times

"One of the most fascinating figures in history." --The Columbus Dispatch

"With grace, sensitivity, and a sharp eye for detail, lady Antonia Fraser has succeeded not only in recapturing the real Mary from the symbol but also in illuminating the chaotic age in which she lived."--Newsweek

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Format Paperback
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Pages 613
Publication Date 1993
Publisher Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc

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