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Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff

Title: Cleopatra: A Life Author: Stacy Schiff Published: 2010 Genre: Nonfiction: Biography; History Pages: 304 Rating: *** 1/2 Her palace shimmered with onyx, garnets, and gold, but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue. Above all else, Cleopatra was … Continue reading

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Shakespeare: The World as Stage by Bill Bryson

Title: Shakespeare: The World as Stage Author: Bill Bryson Published: 2007 Genre: Non-fiction: Biography Pages: 196 Rating: **** At first glance, Bill Bryson seems an odd choice to write this addition to the Eminent Lives series. The author of ‘The Life and … Continue reading

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