Books: Regent's Queen

THE STRANGER IN THE HOUSE—Howard Coxe—Greysfone ($2.50).

Howard Coxe says nobody has ever cared enough about her to give a fair picture of Caroline of Brunswick, consort of George IV (Regent of England from 1811 to 1820). This statement is not quite true (besides an Italian biography translated in 1907, there has been the more recent Queen Caroline by Sir Edward Parry), but Author Coxe's sympathy and well-oiled wit make his biography of much-abused Caroline a pleasant addition to Regency history.

A frumpish German princess with healthy bad manners, Caroline was at first misinformed...

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