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This is a very well researched and brilliantly written biography that reads like a historical novel.
This is a good book and I think that most people will enjoy the story and even those who know the whole story should gain something from this account.
Overall: If you're looking for a peek into the life of a lesser-known historical figure and time period, this book is an excellent choice.
Eleanor of Aquitaine should be a great feminist hero. You must read this book to find out why! And the author's writing style makes history flow, and go quickly. Read morePublished 5 days ago by Shirley A. Merkert
Book was only in 'okay' shape. Jacket cover is missing; corner of book chewed on. I don't recall whether or not this was mentioned in the description. Read morePublished 6 days ago by L. Spangler
A little difficult to follow timeline in first half of book but second half VERY interesting. Serious effort to show both sides of conflicts etc. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Jeane Fleck
Eleanor of Aquitaine is my real life 21st Great Grandmother! I love to read everything I can about her and her world.
Another wonderful book about a wonderful lady!
Extremely interesting if you are a student of the time. Much of the information was extrapolated by the author from very limited documents surviving from the epoch, but she... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Susan
Excellently written by Weir and incredibly detailed research, as she does with several others of hers I have read. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Leighmnz