Margaret George is the author of the bestselling Autobiography of Henry VIII; Mary, Queen of Scotland and the Isles; The Memoirs of Cleopatra; and Mary, Called Magdalene.
More historical tonnage by the author of Mary Queen of Scots and the Isles (1992), etc. Again, George highlights the dangerous vagaries of love and lust in the career of one born to the purple. Here, politics and empire-building by the fabled Egyptian queen (69 B.C.30 B.C.) simmer on the back burner while Cleopatra is engulfed by two mighty lovers: Julius Caesar and Marc Antony. Read full book review >