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Carolly Erickson

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Carolly Erickson (born 1943) is an author of historical fiction and non-fiction. She lives in Hawaii. She is a historian and the author of The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette, The First Elizabeth, Great Catherine, Alexandra and many other prize-winning works of fiction and nonfiction. She earned näytä lisää her doctorate in history from Columbia University. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän
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Tekijän teokset

Minä, Marie Antoinette (2005) 889 kappaletta
The Last Wife of Henry VIII (2006) 730 kappaletta
The First Elizabeth (1983) 715 kappaletta
Alexandra: The Last Tsarina (2001) 411 kappaletta
Tsaarin tytär (2008) 356 kappaletta
Josephine: A Life of the Empress (1999) 269 kappaletta

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Kanoninen nimi
Erickson, Carolly
Los Angeles, California, USA
Hawaii, USA
University of Washington (B.A., 1963)
Columbia University (Ph.D, History, 1969)
professor (history)
University of California Santa Barbara
Mediaeval Academy of America
American Historical Association
Medieval Association of the Pacific
West Coast Association of Women Historians
Phi Beta Kappa
Lyhyt elämäkerta
Carolly Erickson is a distinguished biographer and historian as well as an historical novelist. She writes primarily about famous women in European history. "I have found the past compelling since the age of fourteen or so," she once remarked. Even before she began her undergraduate work in history at the University of Washington, she had "a feeling I might some day write history for the general reader." To support herself, she has played the piano in cocktail lounges in New York City. She currently spends part of her year in Hawaii and part in the Lake Chelan Valley in Washington State.



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AbneyLibri | 4 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jan 21, 2024 |
Entertaining and memorable, but peppered with thin, bad takes based on thin, bad readings of history. Plus bonus fatphobia and slut-shaming, which sort of comes with the territory (poor Caroline) but the text sure does revel in it.
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raschneid | 7 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Dec 19, 2023 |
I found "The Tsarina's Daughter" by Carolly Erickson to be an enjoyable read. Frankly, the negative reviews have me baffled. People, this is a Historical Fiction. Key word being fiction! As stated by Ms. Erickson in the "Note To The Reader" as the end of the novel, "Though in this historical entertainment the heroine Tatiana survives to a ripe old age and tells her remarkable story, the real Tatiana Romanov, sadly did not. She was executed with her family in Ekaterinburg in 1918, and all her hopes, plans and loves died with her.
The "Tsarina's Daughter" is an imaginative retelling of Tatiana's story with many invented characters and events added to the historical background...."
I enjoyed reading Ms. Erickson's well-written, imaginative take on the Romanov family. If you are looking for a different prospective on the Romanovs, this might be the novel for you!
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AndreaHelena | 17 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Dec 14, 2023 |
This was a really interesting story about a subject I knew nothing about. Mary Broad, was arrested for robbery in 1786 and transported to the new penal colony in Australia. The story offers a reality check as to what prisoners endured during these times. Mary's story was probably a unique one, gaining her a bit of celebrity status documented in the few pieces of her history we have today.

The stories of torture and abuse were very difficult to read. These events took place at the same time Jane Austen was writing about, yet they're totally different worlds…

Besides the irritating footnotes/endnotes, I really enjoyed reading through this.

I also learned two new words: horripilating and hardihood.

Finally, what's an anti earthquake pill?? Is this some 18th century term for birth control?
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classyhomemaker | 1 muu arvostelu | Dec 11, 2023 |



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