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Richard III by Charles Ross
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    The Life and Times of Richard III by Anthony Cheetham (waltzmn)
    waltzmn: Charles Ross provides what remains, to my mind, the best of the anti-Richard biographies, being neither too generous nor too unkind to England's most controversial king. A good balanced counterpoint is provided by Anthony Cheetham's biography, which is mildly pro-Richard but does not slip into the hagiography of the king's most extreme defenders. Odds are that the truth, could it ever be known, resembles either the position of Ross or the position of Cheetham, not that of the more radical fringes on either side.… (more)

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This book is an attempt to take a look at one of the great figures of the English historical saga in a different way from what has been attempted in the past.
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