Mary Queen of Scots (Tie-In): The True Life of Mary Stuart


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Mariner Books
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5.5 X 1.7 X 8.2 inches | 1.2 pounds
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About the Author

John Guy is an award-winning historian of Tudor England. A Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge, he is also the author of A Daughter's Love: Thomas More and His Dearest Meg; Thomas Becket: Warrior, Priest, Rebel; and a landmark, bestselling history of Tudor England.


"As enthralling as a detective story."--The New York Times Book Review

"Recent royal shenanigans look tame compared with what John Guy unearths."--Entertainment Weekly

"The definitive biography . . . gripping . . . a pure pleasure to read."--The Washington Post Book World

"Reads like Shakespearean drama, with all the delicious plotting and fresh writing to go with it."--The Atlantic Constitution Journal

"Spirited and satisfying. . . . Guy's account has all the twists and turns of a good thriller--and plenty of horror, too."--Kirkus Reviews

"A triumph of biography, artistry, and historical detective work. John Guy has produced a masterpiece, full of fire and tragedy."--Amanda Foreman, author of Georgiana

"[An] absorbing biography . . . meticulously researched . . . scholarly and intriguing."--Peter Ackroyd, The Times of London

"Rarely have first-class scholarship and first-class storytelling been so effectively combined."--Daily Telegraph

"A definitive biography. . . . Reads as thrillingly as a detective story, and is rich in detail and authoritative in its analysis."--The Sunday Times

"I couldn't put this book down. . . . Never before has [Mary's story] been told with such detail, accuracy, insight and drama."--Scotland on Sunday