The Marriage Game

The Marriage Game

A Novel of Queen Elizabeth I

Book - 2015
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The story of one of history's most scandalous love affairs: the romance between Elizabeth I and Lord Robert Dudley.
Publisher: [Toronto] : Doubleday Canada, c2015.
ISBN: 9780385667128
0385667124
Characteristics: 402 p.

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ehbooklover Mar 27, 2015

An obviously well-researched and interesting fictionalized account of the romance between Queen Elizabeth I and Lord Robert Dudley. Unfortunately, Elizabeth's constant indecisiveness and the way she used manipulation to get what she wanted were a source of frustration for me and kept me from real... Read More »


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Apr 25, 2015

I realize that this book is getting rave reviews, but honestly, I find it boring. The basic plot.....Elizabeth's council argues that she should be married, she pouts, finally agrees, they bring out a suitable candidate, she strings him along, then rejects him in a hissy fit. She turns to Lord Robert, yet again, until the next time. Lather, rinse, repeat....

ehbooklover Mar 27, 2015

An obviously well-researched and interesting fictionalized account of the romance between Queen Elizabeth I and Lord Robert Dudley. Unfortunately, Elizabeth's constant indecisiveness and the way she used manipulation to get what she wanted were a source of frustration for me and kept me from really loving this book.

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