Frederick the Great
In this biography of Frederick the Great, Nancy Mitford carefully unravels the complex character of one of Europe's brilliant rulers. She re-creates his unhappy youth; his reforming zeal, which paved the way for a united Germany; and his spectacular wars.
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FREDERICK THE GREATUser Review - Kirkus
Somehow the powdered entrees and escritoire intrigue of the Sun King's court in Miss Mitford's (1966) presentation tire easier and jollier to trace than the drearier finagling which accompanied ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - markbstephenson - LibraryThing
A short work for such a long and significant life, but adorned with many interesting illustrations and very readable. Read full review