The Memoirs of Cleopatra: A Novel

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St. Martin's Press, 01‏/04‏/2010 - 1024 من الصفحات
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Bestselling novelist Margaret George brings to life the glittering kingdom of Cleopatra, Queen of the Nile, in this lush, sweeping, and richly detailed saga.

Told in Cleopatra's own voice, The Memoirs of Cleopatra is a mesmerizing tale of ambition, passion, and betrayal in the ancient Egyptian world, which begins when the twenty-year-old queen seeks out the most powerful man in the world, Julius Caesar, and does not end until, having survived the assassination of Caesar and the defeat of the second man she loves, Marc Antony, she plots her own death rather than be paraded in triumph through the streets of Rome.

Most of all, in its richness and authenticity, it is an irresistible story that reveals why Margaret George's work has been widely acclaimed as "the best kind of historical novel, one the reader can't wait to get lost in." (San Francisco Chronicle).

 

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LibraryThing Review

معاينة المستخدمين  - chrgabel515 - LibraryThing

Just couldn't get into this book. I love this author, loved her books on Henry VIII and Mary, Queen of Scots. I always wanted to try this novel because I love Margaret George's style and how she walks ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله

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معاينة المستخدمين  - anissaannalise - LibraryThing

One of the best historical fictions of Cleopatra that I've ever read. I was instantly in that place with her & instantly became a forever fan of Margaret George. Over the years, I have lent out about ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله

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حول المؤلف (2010)

Margaret George is the author of The Autobiography of Henry VIII, Mary Queen of Scotland and the Isles, and Elizabeth I, among other novels. Margaret first got the idea to write historical fiction when, after reading numerous books that viewed Henry VIII through the eyes of his enemies and victims, she found herself wondering if there might be another side to the story. She became determined to let Henry speak for himself, and it took fifteen years, about three hundred books of background reading, three visits to England to see every extant building associated with Henry, and five handwritten drafts for her to answer the question: What was Henry really like? Margaret was born in Nashville, Tennessee, and has traveled extensively. She and her husband live in Madison, Wisconsin.

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