elegance of history blog: History geek, avid reader and art lover. Here you will find random bits of history, book reviews and musings on art, literature, manners, life, music and anything else that interests me.
Hello ladies and gentlemen, it’s time again for some book reviews. Ready? Here we go: Dirty Bertie: An English King Made In France by Stephen ClarkeEdward VII was the eldest son of English Queen Victoria and her German husband, Prince Albert. The royal couple had high standard of morality that set the tone for the
Synopsis:Medieval York is wrapped in a dangerous riddle that only Owen Archer can unfurl. The fetid summer heat of 1369 has the citizens of York besieging Owen Archer’s apothecary wife, Lucie, for physicks against noxious vapors. But more than pestilence is in the air. Owen is summoned to investigate the theft of rare treasures