From the mysterious and teasing cover image to the elegant and informative writing between the covers, CLEOPATRA is one more example of why Stacy Schiff is a Pulitzer Prize winner. You might think you know everything there is to know about this infamous Egyptian ruler, but, believe me, you don’t. Cleopatra was a murdering, adulterous control freak who also brought some great innovations to the world and is remembered for her ability to be a femme fatale. This is a limited view, though, as she was so much more that this book can barely contain the varied spirit of her.
"CLEOPATRA is a masterwork --- there is