Book Reviews

Book News February 2018

The King Who Had To Go: Edward VIII, Mrs. Simpson and the Hidden Politics of the Abdication Crisis Paperback – 4 September 2018 (US) & 1 February 2018 (UK) How does the machinery of government respond when a King steps out of line? The relationship between Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson created a constitutional crisis that [read more]

Book Reviews

October 2017 Book News

Catherine of Aragon: An Intimate Life of Henry VIII’s True Wife Paperback – 15 October 2017 (UK) & 1 February 2018 (US) Catherine of Aragon continues to fascinate readers 500 years after she became Henry VIII’s first queen. Her life was one of passion and determination, of suffering and hope, but ultimately it is a tragic [read more]

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October Book News

Victoria Hardcover – 11 Aug 2016 (UK) & 4 October 2016 (US) Queen of Great Britain and ruler of an empire on which the sun never set, Victoria gave her name to an age that came to represent progress, expansion and industrialization. She ruled for an unprecedented 64 years, coming to the throne in 1837 [read more]