Book Reviews Archive 2005

Peter Kurth on Prince Michael of Greece's The White Night of St. Petersburg (January 8, 2005)
John Adamson on John Callow's King in Exile (January 9, 2005)
Diarmaid MacCulloch on Miri Rubin's The Hollow Crown (January 16, 2005)
Katherine A. Powers on Bernard Cornwell's The Last Kingdom (January 30, 2005)
Andrew Crumey on James Gaines's Evening in the Palace of Reason (January 30, 2005)
David Grylls on Dan Jacobson's All for Love (February 13, 2005)
Noel Malcolm on Tim Harris's Restoration: Charles II and his Kingdoms (April 3, 2005)
Matthew Anger on Warren Carroll's The Guillotine and the Cross (April 13, 2005)
Jonathan Keates on Robert Hutchinson's The Last Days of Henry VIII (April 23, 2005)
Stacy Schiff on Flora Fraser's Princesses: The Six Daughters of George III (April 24, 2005)
Hugh Massingberd on Penny Junor's The Firm: the Troubled Life of the House of Windsor (May 1, 2005)
Anne Somerset, David Horspool, and John Adamson on Leanda de Lisle's After Elizabeth (May 7 / 15 / 22, 2005)
Robert Stewart and Susan Brigen on Lisa Jardine's The Awful End of William the Silent: The First Assassination of a Head of State with a Handgun (May 14 / 22, 2005)
Noel Malcolm on Ivor Porter's Michael of Romania: The King and the Country (June 12, 2005)
Frances Wilson and Hugh Massingberd on Charles Beauclerk's Nell Gwyn: A Biography (June 12 / 25, 2005)
Adam Zamoyski and Mindy Aloff on Coryne Hall's Imperial Dancer: Mathilde Kchessinska and the Romanovs (June 25 / September 9, 2005)
Ian Thomason on Gaia Servadio's Renaissance Women (June 25, 2005)
Parviz Radji on Empress Farah Pahlavi's An Enduring Love: My Life with the Shah (June 25, 2005)
Joseph Bottum on Mark Helprin's Freddy and Fredericka (July 7, 2005)
Blair Worden on Isabel De Madariaga's Ivan the Terrible (July 24, 2005)
Roy Strong on Philip Mansel's Dressed to Rule: Royal and Court Costume from Louis XIV to Elizabeth II (August 6, 2005)
Anne Somerset on Mary S. Lovell's Bess of Hardwick: First Lady of Chatsworth (August 20, 2005)
David Horspool on Harriet O'Brien's Queen Emma and the Vikings (August 28, 2005)
Helen Castor, Marianne Brace, Christina Hardyment, Alida Becker, and Lisa Jardine on Alison Weir's Isabella: She-Wolf of France, Queen of England (September 4 / 25 / 30 / October 16 / 23, 2005)
R. J. Stove on Veronica Buckley's Christina, Queen of Sweden: the Restless Life of a European Eccentric (September 12, 2005)
Rosamund Bartlett on Mark Cruse and Hilde Hoogenboom's translation of The Memoirs of Catherine the Great (September 16, 2005)
Eric Christiansen on Juliet Barker's Agincourt: The King, the Campaign, the Battle (October 1, 2005)
Bevis Hillier on Kenneth Baker's George IV: A Life in Caricature (October 1, 2005)
Monsters & Critics on Edvard Radzinsky's Alexander II: The Last Great Tsar (October 21, 2005)
Sarah Bradford, Selina Hastings and Alan Massie on Hugo Vickers's Elizabeth, the Queen Mother (October 22 / November 20 / December 31, 2005)
Robert Lacey on Gyles Brandeth's Charles & Camilla: Portrait of a Love Affair and Hugo Vickers's Elizabeth, the Queen Mother (October 23, 2005)
John Martin Robinson on Roy Strong's Coronation (October 29, 2005)
Byron Rogers on Gyles Brandeth's Charles & Camilla: Portrait of a Love Affair (November 5, 2005)
Helen Brown on Philippa Gregory's The Constant Princess (November 6, 2005)
Jørn K. Baltzersen on Dr. Matthew Raphael Johnson's The Third Rome: Holy Russia, Tsarism, and Orthodoxy (November 7, 2005)
Janet Maslin on Gyles Brandeth's Philip and Elizabeth: Portrait of a Royal Marriage (November 10, 2005)
Candas Jane Dorsey on Jack Whyte's The Eagle (November 12, 2005)
Ari L. Goldman on Robert Pinsky's The Life of David (November 13, 2005)
Richard Lourie on Edvard Radzinsky's Alexander II: The Last Great Tsar (December 4, 2005)
Judith Warner on Carolly Erickson's The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette (December 4, 2005)

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