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Royal Survivor: The Life of Charles II

By: Coote, Stepen

Price: $11.95

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 2007

Seller ID: 9780312226879

ISBN: 031222687X

Condition: Used; Very Good


St. Martin's Press. Used; Very Good. Royal Survivor is an important new biography of Charles II, one of Britain's most glamorous kings. In a sweeping narrative that takes the reader from palaces and battlefields through exile, bitterness, and triumph, Stephen Coote strips away the sentiment that has clouded Charles's merry monarch image revealing him to have been an altogether more brave and dangerous mana gambler, a fixer, a survivor. Depicting the twists and turns of Restoration public life, the horror of the Plague, the tragedy of the Fire of London and the allure of Charles's many mistress... View more info