From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc.
The book is highly readable and is highly recommended.
Fraser has done as much for the wives of Henry VIII and with her book Warrior Queens, and I think Faith and Treason is even better.
In an immensely readable style, the author deftly lays the groundwork for the telling of the story of the Gunpowder Plot.
The book is in my pile "to read" and I will get to it later when I have time, there are other books in line first!..Published 6 months ago by Sharon F. Ogden
I am a l novelist who believes that writers in the historical fiction genre should never depend just on Wikipedia for research, because they will miss the subtleties. Read morePublished 8 months ago by LINDA A. ROOT
Lady Antonia Fraser is a gifted writer (we all know this) and her insights were original, well researched, precise and the book was most informative to me, an Englishman who grew... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Nigel
This is an excellent book whether for an English History Fanatic or someone who is more new to the subject.Published 20 months ago by Alex Wentworth-Ping
A strong narrative of the heroism of Roman Catholics trying to practice their faith in Jacobean England. Unfortunately, the Gunpowder Plot did nothing but hurt their cause. Read morePublished 22 months ago by David J. Highsmith
Interesting history about a generally misunderstood event of British political upheaval. Antona Fraser is a reliable and apt reporter about issues of another time.Published 22 months ago by Wesley Hoskins
Antonia Fraser has written a very thorough and engaging exploration of the Gunpowder Plot, a fascinating episode in English history. Read morePublished on December 8, 2011 by C. B Collins Jr.
This book offers a wealth of information and speculation....perhaps too much information and speculation. Read morePublished on May 10, 2009 by Ron Braithwaite
Interesting read, recommended by someone who celebrates a holiday in it's honor. You will have to read to find out more, crazy, but something to talk about next year.Published on April 4, 2008 by The Sand Trap