Tag: ‘elizabethan’

  • Henley Virginia Awomanofpassion

    Virginia Henley – A Woman of Passion

    ​Marble-hard manroots abound in this tale of real-life Elizabethan figure Bess of Hardwick. If there were criminal tribunals for purple prose offenders, Virginia Henley would get a whole bunch of books thrown at her. But I appreciate the thorny Scarlett O’Hara type character she makes out of Bess.