The Royal Art of Poison – review

Title: The Royal Art of Poison: Filthy Palaces, Fatal Cosmetics, Deadly Medicine, and Murder Most Foul
Author: Eleanor Herman
Genre: historical nonfiction
My rating: 4/5 stars

A gossip column meets my high school AP European History textbook (McKay, I’ll never forget you!) in this highly entertaining, if occasionally pedantic, read.Β Think that combination sounds fascinating? Horrifying? Impossibly bizarre?Β The Royal Art of PoisonΒ is all of the above, and you should keep reading.

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