Books of the Globe


Embroidering Her Truth: Mary, Queen of Scots and the Language of Power Book Review

Embroidering Her Truth: Mary, Queen of Scots and the Language of Power Book Review

Forget dusty biographies – Clare Hunter's "Embroidering Her Truth" threads Mary, Queen of Scots' story with captivating textile insights, revealing a hidden language of power and defiance.

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1606: Shakespeare and the Year of Lear by James Shapiro Book Review

1606: Shakespeare and the Year of Lear by James Shapiro Book Review

If you’re interested in witchcraft, the Gunpowder plot, Jacobean society, and of course Shakespeare, then you’ve just found your next read.

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Black Tudors by Miranda Kaufmann Book Review

Black Tudors by Miranda Kaufmann Book Review

Miranda Kaufman’s book gives a fascinating insight into the Tudor period , and the frequently inaccurate ideas we have had about the role of black people within this society .

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