From Publishers Weekly
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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.
The author states at the outset that there is very little material about Eleanor that has survived from her contemporaries.
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 10 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 10 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 13 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 3 months ago by Leighmnz