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Eleanor of Aquitaine : A Life
Eleanor of Aquitaine A Life
Author: Alison Weir
Renowned in her time for being the most beautiful woman in Europe, the wife of two kings and mother of three, Eleanor of Aquitaine was one of the great heroines of the Middle Ages. Despite the fact she lived in an age in which women were regarded as little more than chattel, Eleanor managed to defy convention as she exercised power in the politi...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780345405401
ISBN-10: 0345405404
Publication Date: 1/25/2000
Pages: 464
Rating:
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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3.9 stars, based on 17 ratings
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
Members Wishing: 0
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Helpful Score: 5
Brilliant. Weir's lyrical writing style is extraordinary. Rich in detail; an excellent read.
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Helpful Score: 3
Excellent & informative, but a bit like a history text book.
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Helpful Score: 3
Fascinating biography of a powerful woman. Great read.
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Helpful Score: 2
Very detailed and intelligent. Reads (unsurprisingly) like a biography.
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Helpful Score: 1
Very engaging, however the book is more about the actions surrounding her. Not too suprising though, as there is so little known about her. I love this author, and I find her books to be well researched.
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