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Book Reviews of Legacy

Author: Susan Kay
ISBN: 37099
Pages: 570

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Publisher: Crown Publishers
Book Type: Hardcover
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This is a wonderful work of fiction about Queen Elizabeth the first. I highly recommend this book to anyone that likes Tudor fiction.
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A gifted storyteller tells the story of Elizabeth the first. The characters came alive so much that I started reading up everything I could on this fascinating woman.
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An excellent, excellent period account, lightly fictionalized, which is always the very best in historical fiction, of the life of Henry VIII's second daughter, Elizabeth I. A fascinating girl and woman, who excelled at statecraft and courtly politics---this woman controlled history then, and could move mountains today. A must read for any historical fiction fan, I cannot recommend more highly.
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I loved this book until I got about half-way through when it started to get really weird and just WTFish. It got into some bizarre fantasy elements and this whole "violence-is-sexy" relationship with Robert Dudley. I had to struggle to get through it as Elizabeth started acting more and more out-of-character and the whole style of writing became weirder. But the first half or so is pretty good and gives an interesting perspective on Elizabeth and makes her much easier to identify with for someone in modern times.
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Book Club Edition.

A story of Queen Elizabeth I, a woman who spends a lifetime in search of a man strong enough to be her equal and of the men who suffer for their devotion to her.
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Legacy is the story of Queen Elizabeth 1
Susan Kay is an amazing writer