Tag Archives: Europe/Great Britain

The Victorian Visitors

by Rupert Christiansen

“Delightful . . . This eloquent and witty book does much to rescue Victorian Britain from its traditional image as a place of stolid…

Thomas Cromwell

by Tracy Borman

A fascinating biography of Henry VIII’s most trusted aide, Thomas Cromwell, a commoner who became second only to the king.

The Six Wives of Henry VIII

by Alison Weir

“Impeccable research . . . Entertaining . . . The story of England’s second Tudor monarch and his rather sordid marital life has been…

The Private Lives of the Tudors

by Tracy Borman

The internationally bestselling author of Thomas Cromwell and Elizabeth’s Women takes readers behind the closed doors and into the intimate lives of the Tudor…

Prince of Pleasure

by Saul David

‘morton”has written a scholarly but highly readable bio, filled with rich analysis and insight. He says more in his limited space than many others…

The Perfect Summer

by Juliet Nicolson

“Sharp and rangy. . . . Nicolson sets a lively, theatrical pace and makes good use of recurring characters. . . . [There are]…

Old World, New World

by Kathleen Burk

“This stunning and important work is destined to become the benchmark study of this topic for many years to come.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Hamlet Globe to Globe

by Dominic Dromgoole

From the artistic director of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London, an account of the theater’s extraordinary two-year tour bringing Hamlet to every country on…

The Great Silence

by Juliet Nicolson

“Wonderfully vivid . . .When we study history we . . . tend to overlook the transitional periods. Juliet Nicolson has, in a short…