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The Elizabethans by A. N. Wison.. Hers were high times for science, exploration and literature, not to mention the true birth of England. The Virgin Queen gets her due, and it makes for a compelling voyage.

Joel Gardner, LitSnap Editor

"A. N. Wilson, a prolific journalist, novelist and biographer (who has written more than 40 books in the past 35 years), previously took on the challenge of capturing an era in his “Eminent Victorians.” He might well have called his new book “Emi­nent Elizabethans,” since what interests him are not the largely anonymous four million inhabitants of late-Tudor England, but rather a few dozen of those who made the age so memorable, including the most remarkable of them all, Queen Elizabeth."

The New York Times

"A scholarly, thorough and yet highly approachable overview of the life and times of Queen Elizabeth I...The Elizabethans is written in a style that moves easily along yet does not shy away from decisive analysis and interpretation."

Arthur L. Schwarz

Author bio: A. N. Wilson is an award-winning biographer and a celebrated novelist. He lives in North London. More information can be found here:

Book Details: History; (432 pp. Kindle/Print editions)

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