Frederick the Great

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Dutton, Nov 30, 1984 - Biography & Autobiography - 304 pages
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User Review  - Eric Smith - Goodreads

This is a biography that reads a little like a British tabloid: opinionated, biting, amusing, and filled with juicy details. Frederick the Great was a remarkable man, a military genius, an astute ... Read full review

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User Review  - David Nichols - Goodreads

An entertaining and edifying biography, skillfully combining political and military history with a wealth of amusing personal details about monarchical eccentricities. Did you know that Frederick II's father collected giants, sometimes by kidnapping them from their homes? Now you do. Read full review

Contents

one The Father
11
two The Unhappy Family
25
three Escape
53
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Mitford is the author of Noblesse Oblige and Don'tTell ALfred, Pigeon Pie, and Christmas Pudding.

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