Great Harry

Great Harry St Martin S Griffin Is Proud To Reissue Acclaimed Biographer Carolly Erickson S Lives Of The Tudor Monarchs.In This Full Scale Popular Biography Of Henry VIII, Carolly Erickson Re Creates The Extravagant Life And Times Of One Of History S Most Complex And Fascinating Men.Based On Voluminous Records Of The Period, The Story Of Henry S Life Covers His Troubled Youth, His Triumphant Early Reign, And His Agonizing Old Age.Against The Lively Backdrop Of The Tudor World, With All Its Splendors And Squalors, Carolly Erickson Gives Us An Unforgettable And Human Portrait Of Henry VIII. I m a junkie when it comes to Tudor England what a nerd I really enjoyed this book, and had a hard time putting it down Much of the information I already knew, but it was told in an accessible, story like way that drew me in One night I read it in the bath and when I got ou
Another tremendous biography by Ms Erickson Like Bloody Mary, Great Harry is a vibrant, engaging portrait of life in 1500s England, both the intrigue and lavish splendor of the court, and the violence, ignorance, and squalor of the poor Ms Erickson is a master storyteller King Henry VIII is convincing portrayed as a highly intelligent and ambitious though flawed ruler, who is here shown in all his facets and stages charismatic, handsome, idealistic and beloved in his youth, irascible, Another tremendous biography by Ms Erickson Like Bloody Mary, Great Harry is a vibrant, engaging portrait of life in 1500s Eng
La vita di un re leggendario, nel bene e nel male. a few observations so far this sounds weird, but the consistency of the paper is unpleasant it s rough but not very thick with old books the pages are thick, but these pages are thin and for some reason it irks me and distracts me from the content i would have liked it if it included chapter titles it includes exerpts of poems that henry wrote which hint at what the chapter will cover but sometimes that s not enough there s a beautiful map of england at the beginning of the book there s a a few observations so far this sounds weird, but the consistency of the paper is unpleasant it s rough but not very thick with old books the pages are thick, but these pages are thin and for some reason it irks me and distracts me from the content i would have liked it if it included chapter titles it includes exerpts of poems that henry wrote which hint at what the chapter will cover but sometimes that s not enough there s a beautiful map of england at the beginning of the book there s also a map or two within the text, which are helpful.overall it s well written engaging, informative without being pedantic which i
A well written biography at least to a lay person The author s style makes it easy to follow and remember described dates and events. Gave the facts in a different way Oh, myI remember it as being very detailed but got through it although it took me foreverwell, not f o r e v e r. What truly motivated this man He is an enigma composed of selfishness, lust, duty, and greatness We will never really know what he was thinking, but it is fun to puzzle over it. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Togs home listening.Very chatty like a late night conversation on the verandah and that cannot be bad now can it This is cram packed with Henry s own poetry and full details on clothes domestic procedures but if you are looking for an introduction into Henry this would not be good For me, it is a wonderful read.An

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  • Paperback
  • 432 pages
  • Great Harry
  • Carolly Erickson
  • English
  • 20 June 2018
  • 0312168586