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Brief about Antonia Fraser: By info that we know Antonia Fraser was born at 1932-08-27. And also Antonia Fraser is British Author.

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Normally I make myself swim, do exercises. For zest I like going to the cinema.

Tags: Cinema, Swim, Zest

The clue to book jacket photography is to look friendly and approachable, but not too glamorous.

Tags: Book, Friendly, Glamorous

I am re-reading Henry James as a change from history. I began with Daisy Miller, and I've just finished Washington Square. What a brilliant, painful book.

Tags: Book, Change, History

The concentration in my book on Marie Antoinette's childhood and on her family influences. It is surprising how some books actually start with her arrival in France!

Tags: Book, Family, Start

We are privileged. There are poor people out there. We must to do something to make them privileged.

Tags: Poor, Privileged

Lives in previous centuries for women are largely a matter of class. It would have been fun to have been a rich, privileged woman in the 18th century, but no fun at all to be her maid.

Tags: Fun, Woman, Women

After Mary Queen of Scots, I turned to the farthest subject possible: Cromwell.

Tags: After, Possible, Subject

I think there has been a great deal of valuable revisionism in women's history.

Tags: Great, History, Women

I think there's a tremendous split between people who've been through a war and people who haven't.

Tags: Between, Split, War

I'm glad I was never an heiress.

Tags: Glad, Heiress

People in my books tend to get their just deserts, even if not at the hands of the police.

Tags: Books, Hands, Police

That is my major concern: writers who are in prison for writing.

Tags: Prison, Writers, Writing

My advantage as a woman and a human being has been in having a mother who believed strongly in women's education. She was an early undergraduate at Oxford, and her own mother was a doctor.

Tags: Education, Mother, Women

As long as you persecute people, you will actually throw up terrorism.

Tags: Actually, Terrorism, Throw

I can't read historical fiction because I find the real thing so much more interesting.

Tags: Fiction, Read, Real

I don't like it, but this afternoon I've told myself I am going to go and get a dress.

Tags: Afternoon, Dress

I hate the only one of my book jackets when I was made up professionally, my hair made into a smooth bell.

Tags: Book, Hair, Hate

I have no plans for a future Jemima Shore mystery, but would write one tomorrow if a good idea came to me.

Tags: Future, Good, Tomorrow

I realize that I had always in my heart of hearts planned to write a biography of Marie Antoinette.

Tags: Heart, Realize, Write

I think crime writing is my link with trying to preserve a sort of order.

Tags: Order, Trying, Writing
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