Mary Queen Of Scots

Mary Queen Of Scots

by Antonia Fraser (Author)


More than 400 years after her death, Mary Queen of Scots remains one of the most romantic and controversial figures in British history. Antonia Fraser's classic biography won her the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, became an international bestseller and was translated into eight languages. On the 25th anniversary of its original publication, it is now reissued with a new introduction by the author.


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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 640
Edition: New edition
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Published: 17 Feb 1994

ISBN 10: 0297814664
ISBN 13: 9780297814665
Book Overview: New edition to be reissued on 25th anniversary of first publication. New introduction. Since first publication, over 200,000 copies sold in hardcover.

Author Bio
Since 1969, Antonia Fraser has written many acclaimed historical works which have been international bestsellers, including Marie Antoinette, Mary Queen of Scots (James Tait Black Memorial Prize), Cromwell: Our Chief of Men, The Six Wives of Henry VIII and The Gunpowder Plot: Terror and Faith in 1605 (St Louis Literary Award; CWA Non-Fiction Gold Dagger). Antonia Fraser was made CBE in 1999, and awarded the Norton Medlicott Medal by the Historical Association in 2000. She is married to the playwright Harold Pinter and lives in London.