Book Review: Game of Queens by Sarah Gristwood

Book Review: Game of Queens by Sarah Gristwood


So as I said before, I’ve given up social media for lent (you can read more about that here) and it’s turned my attention back to books again! I’m very glad it has, I’ve missed reading without realising it, if that make any sense at all? Probably not.

Anyway, having realised that I’d read most of the books on our bookshelf already, I headed to Foyles a week or so ago. Just a quick point, FOYLES IS AMAZING AND I WANT TO LIVE THERE. Ahem, moving on I went to Foyles (<3) and picked out two new books. This was the first of them.

Anyone who knows me already knows I love history, mainly British history because that’s what I’ve got the most knowledge in so far and the history of the monarchy fascinates me. I do a battle re-enactment hobby so my main areas of interest are the 17th Century (Cavaliers and Roundheads etc) and having recently read a book about the Glorious Revolution of 1688 and realising my European history of the era is shockingly bad, I spotted this book and thought I’d struck gold. I really had.

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