A Novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine
By Alison Weir
Ballantine Books, Paperback, 9780345511881, 522pp.
Publication Date: April 19, 2011
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“Should be savored . . . Weir wastes no time captivating her audience.”—Seattle Post-Intelligencer
“Stunning . . . As always, [Alison] Weir renders the bona fide plot twists of her heroine’s life with all the mastery of a thriller author, marrying historical fact with licentious fiction.”—The Star Tribune
“Engaging and dramatic . . . [Weir] laudably sticks to the historic facts while simultaneously using her imaginative gifts.”—The Star-Ledger
“The history itself is inherently dramatic, augmented here by Weir’s usual lush detail, which stimulates.” —Booklist