Andrea Zuvich

About me

Andrea Zuvich is a 17th-century historian & historical fiction writer, and contributor to the brand-new History of Royals magazine.

She received double BA degrees in History and Anthropology from the University of Central Florida and continued her History studies with the University of Oxford and Princeton University. She has appeared on television and on the radio to discuss various monarchs and lectures on seventeenth-century topics throughout the UK. She was one of the original developers of The Garden History Tours at Kensington Palace, London. Zuvich lives near Ludlow, in Shropshire, England.

She is the author of the following historical fiction works:
– “His Last Mistress”, Endeavour Press, London, 2013.
– “The Stuart Vampire”, The Seventeenth Century Lady, 2014.
– “The Chambermaid” (part of the Steel & Lace Anthology), 2015.

Her history publications include:
– “The Stuarts in 100 Facts”, Amberley Publishing, 2015.
– “A Year in the Life of Stuart Britain”, 2016.

From my website

Film Review: Tulip Fever (2017)

Tulip Fever is a 2017 film and based on Deborah Moggach’s book of the same name. Directed by Justin Chadwick, the film stars Alicia Vikander, Dane DeHaan, Christoph Waltz, Holliday Grainger, and Judi Dench.   In 17th Century Amsterdam, an orphaned girl Sophia (Alicia Vikander) is forcibly married to a rich…

Book Review: The Illumination of Ursula Flight by Anna-Marie Crowhurst

The Illumination of Ursula Flight is a largely lighthearted coming-of-age historical novel set in 1670s/1680s England and centres on the life (from birth to adulthood) of Ursula Flight. The book begins with a style often used by novels of the 17th century and made me immediately think of Daniel Defoe’s…

Book Review: “The Real Guy Fawkes” by Nick Holland

After having read Antonia Fraser’s great book on the Gunpowder Plot, I wanted to read a biography of Guy Fawkes. Unfortunately, I waded through several of those cheap and inaccurate (and, therefore, largely ultimately worthless) Kindle biographies of Guy Fawkes, and was left rather annoyed. Happily, I came across Nick…

 
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