~Amanda Foreman (Quote Source: The Guardian)
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She is said to have promoted history into what it has become today: interesting and accessible.
I have read several books by Antonia Fraser, Marie Antoinette being the first. Her books aren't my favorite but I got to say they are the ones that got me into reading biographies. The information she gives her readers are tremendous and accurate. She can give you information on what Mary Queen of Scots had for dinner while sailing from France to Scotland. She writes intellectually, which, I find enjoyable to read. Her heart for her historical subjects make her extremely sympathetic and much biased. But maybe those are some of the things that make her books stand out.
Have you read any historical biographies by Antonia Fraser?