Book Reviews Archive 2004

Hilary Spurling on John Guy's My Heart is My Own: the Life of Mary Queen of Scots (January 11, 2004)
Blair Worden on Leonie Frieda's Catherine de Medici (January 11, 2004)
R.J. Stove on Charles Douglas-Home and Saul Kelly's Dignified and Efficient: The British Monarchy in the Twentieth Century (January 31, 2004)
Munro Price on Desmond Seward's Eugénie: The Empress and her Empire (February 8, 2004)
Abbas Milani, Elaine Sciolino, and Reza Bayegan on Empress Farah Pahlavi's An Enduring Love: My Life With the Shah (March 17 / May 2 / May 13, 2004)
Jonathan Sumption on Douglas Boyd's Eleanor: April Queen of Aquitaine (March 28, 2004)
Andrew Gimson and Vernon Bogdanor on Ian Dunlop's Edward VII and the Entente Cordiale (April 10/25, 2004)
Gerard Kilroy and Lisa Jardine on John Guy's Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart (April 11 / July 11, 2004)
Philip Ziegler, John Adamson, Eric Christiansen, and Bruce Bawer on Veronica Buckley's Christina, Queen of Sweden: the Restless Life of a European Eccentric (April 11/17; November 7, 2004)
Blair Worden on Joanna Denney's Anne Boleyn (April 25, 2004)
Hugh Thomas, Simon Courtauld, Piers Brendon, and Joshua Goode on Paul Preston's Juan Carlos: A People's King (May 9 / May 29 / June 5 / July 11, 2004)
Evelyn FitzHerbert on Jason Tomes's King Zog: Self-Made Monarch of Albania (May 22, 2004)
Ophelia Georgiev Roop on Charlotte Zeepvat's Romanov Autumn: Stories from the Last Century of Imperial Russia (May 30, 2004)
Munro Price on Anthony Levi's Louis XIV (June 13, 2004)
Lewis Jones on Catherine Scott-Clark and Adrian Levy's The Amber Room (June 13, 2004)
Aileen Reed on Nicholas Courtney's The Queen's Stamps (June 15, 2004)
Peter Jones on Richard Holland's Augustus: Godfather of Europe (June 21, 2004)
Diarmaid MacCulloch and James P. Carley on Eric Ives's The Life and Death of Anne Boleyn: the Most Happy (July 18 / 31, 2004)
Brendan Simms on Jeremy Black's The Hanoverians: The History of a Dynasty (July 19, 2004)
John Jollife on Last Chapters of My Life: The Lost Memoir of Queen Marie of Romania (July 24, 2004)
Peter Preston and Matthew Leeming on Paul Cartledge's Alexander the Great: The Hunt for a New Past (August 1 / September 25, 2004)
Ann Wroe on Sudhir Hazareesingh's The Legend of Napoleon (August 22, 2004)
Charlotte Allen on Norman F. Cantor's The Last Knight: The Twilight of the Middle Ages and the Birth of the Modern Era (August 22, 2004)
Philip Mansel on Francis Russell's John 3rd Earl of Bute: Patron and Collector (August 28, 2004)
Paula Byrne, Philip Ziegler, and Sarah Burton on Flora Fraser's Princesses: The Daughters of George III (September 12/19/25, 2004)
Caroline Leavitt on Eleanor Herman's Sex with Kings: 500 Years of Adultery, Power, Rivalry and Revenge (September 19, 2004)
Sarah Bradford, John Preston, and Penny Junor on Gyles Brandeth's Philip and Elizabeth: Portrait of a Marriage (Sept. 25 / Sept. 26 / Oct. 3, 2004)
Anne Somerset on Sarah Bradford's Lucrezia Borgia: Life, Love and Death in Renaissance Italy (October 9, 2004)
Eric Christiansen on Alessandro Barbero's Charlemagne: Father of a Continent (October 9, 2004)
Tim Knox on David Watkin's The Architect King (October 17, 2004)
Robert Lacey on David Starkey's The Monarchy of England: The Beginnings (October 24, 2004)
Geraldine Brooks on Suzannah Dunn's The Queen of Subtleties (October 31, 2004)
Selina Hastings on Charles Higham's Mrs Simpson (November 7, 2004)
Gennady Stolyarov II on Hans-Hermann Hoppe's Democracy: The God that Failed (November 15, 2004)
Ernie Yap on Su Tong's My Life as Emperor (November 19, 2004)
John D. Gates on Steve Berry's The Romanov Prophecy (November 28, 2004)
Bart McDowell on Lilia Moritz Schwarcz's The Emperor's Beard: Dom Pedro II and the Tropical Monarchy of Brazil (December 12, 2004)

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