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User Review  - Jaylia3 - LibraryThing

Powerful and ambitious cousin queens at a time when kings ruled Europe, I found this dual biography of Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots deeply and doubly interesting. By depicting both personal ... Read full review

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An excellent, lively book - very well written and presented.

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User Review  - charlie68 - LibraryThing

The subject is well represented and the author keeps the reader awake with engaging writing. Good insight into these times and these people. Read full review

Review: Elizabeth and Mary: Cousins, Rivals, Queens

User Review  - Jonathan - Goodreads

Liked the book. Liked the juxtaposition of the two main characters. Found the writing a bit tedious - very difficult sentence structure. Often hard to determine what/who was being referred to. Would ... Read full review

Review: Elizabeth and Mary: Cousins, Rivals, Queens

User Review  - Annemarie Bohn - Goodreads

Such an excellent and In depth look at both women. Long, but very good and interesting read. Read full review

Review: Elizabeth and Mary: Cousins, Rivals, Queens

User Review  - Melissa Dennis - Goodreads

I enjoyed this book the first time through. However, now having read it for a second time, not so much. Ms. Dunn spends a lot of time bad mouthing Henry VIII and telling us what a tyrant he was. But ... Read full review

Review: Elizabeth and Mary: Cousins, Rivals, Queens

User Review  - Joy - Goodreads

I literally just put down this book and came immediately here to write this right in the middle of "just finished a really great book" euphoria. I loved this book so much. The relationship between ... Read full review

Review: Elizabeth and Mary: Cousins, Rivals, Queens

User Review  - Jen Sinclair - Goodreads

This was very back and forth about the people, less chronological. I loved it and enjoyed the focus on the personalities, alike and different, of the two cousin queens which shaped their administrations and destinies. Highly recommend. Read full review

Review: Elizabeth and Mary: Cousins, Rivals, Queens

User Review  - Heather Batey - Goodreads

This is one of the best books on Elizabeth and Mary that I've read, and I have read a lot on both of them over the years. We see Mary's fatal flaws for what they are - she allowed herself to be ruled ... Read full review

Review: Elizabeth and Mary: Cousins, Rivals, Queens

User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

I need to re-read this one. Well-researched and informative w/enough fiction to keep it interesting, Is the book that said over and over (and over and over) again how beautiful, captivating, glamorous ... Read full review


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