Reviews

  • "A vibrant historical novel that explores the rocky relationship between Henry Plantagenet and Eleanor of Aquitaine, whose union produced King John and Richard the Lionheart"

    Marie Claire
  • "A tumultous tale, told here with insight, empathy, vitality and vision . . . A brilliant portrayal of a marriage in meltdown"

    Lancashire Evening Post
  • "Alison Weir deserves the large and loyal popular following for her readable historical biographies . . . Eleanor of Aquitaine is the most fabulous (literally) of subjects"

    Viewspaper
  • "Weir provides immense satisfaction. She writes in a pacy, vivid style, engaging the heart as well as the mind"

    Independent