I have been trying to read this book for weeks and still can't get interested in it.
Like her forebears, Fraser combines scholarship with an elegant and witty writing style to produce books which illuminate and engage.
The writing is dense, arty, and agonisingly slow to read, and too many pages are spent rehashing insignificant details.
GEORGE III AND HIS DAUGHTERS: This is a sensible read if you're looking for detail and trivia. It is slow and boring, like required reading when you're in the 11th grade on a... Read morePublished 5 days ago by Joseph H. Race
This isn't a terrible book but it could have much better.
First, too many names and trivial details were mentioned. Read more
The condition of the book is even better than I imagined. Thanks!Published 1 month ago by Jess Schira
An interesting book. I don't have anything against George III, he did the best he could, but I'm glad I wasn't one of his daughters.Published 5 months ago by Margery Green
What a great book! I learned so much from it, including some American History. I would absolutely recommend this book to anyonePublished 9 months ago by M. Chessey
Fascinating! I just dived into the lives of those princesses and the pain of Queen Charlotte..... Thank you Flora Fraser.Published 11 months ago by Sue Beej
there is so much written about King George III already, but i had never seen any books on his lesser known children. Read morePublished 13 months ago by C. Gillespie
Well-written and researched, and mercifully free of either sycophancy or egalitarianism. Fraser simply tries to understand the lives of six women placed by chance in an unusual... Read morePublished 15 months ago by F. W. Orde Morton
The book is fact filled and makes these women real and alive. The writing is well done and keeps you interested.Published 17 months ago by Mike