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King Charles II - Antonia Fraser

Paperback Published: 6th June 2002
ISBN: 9780753814031
Number Of Pages: 544

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Following a youth of poverty and bitter exile after his father s execution, the ousted king first challenged, then made his magnificent escape from, Cromwell s troops before he was eventually restored to his throne in triumph in 1660.

Spanning his life both before and after the Restoration, Antonia Fraser s lively and fascinating biography captures all the vitality of the man and the expansiveness of the age.

Detailed, sympathetic, and admirably readable ECONOMIST

Unlike the frequent over-glamorous portrayals of this particular monarch, Fraser's King Charles II is a sensitive, highly researched account of the turbulent life of the first heir of England, Scotland and Wales. (Kirkus UK)

ISBN: 9780753814031
ISBN-10: 075381403X
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 544
Published: 6th June 2002
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 13.0  x 4.4
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 1