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Ann Wroe
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Ann Wroe is the author of Pontius Pilate, a finalist for the samuel Johnson Prize, A Fool and His Money, and The Perfect Prince. She received her doctorate in medieval history from Oxford and is a senior editor at The Economist. She lives in London with her husband and their three sons.

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Being Shelley
The Poet's Search for Himself
Written by Ann Wroe


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 4, 2008
Price: $16.95

From Ann Wroe, a biographer of the first rank, comes a startlingly original look at one of the greatest poets in the Western tradition.

Being Shelley
aims to turn the poet's life inside out: rather than tracing the external events of his life, she tracks the inner journey of a spirit... Read more >
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Being Shelley
The Poet's Search for Himself
Written by Ann Wroe


Format: eBook, 464 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $13.99

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The Perfect Prince
Truth and Deception in Renaissance Europe
Written by Ann Wroe


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: September 14, 2004
Price: $20.00

In 1491, as Machiavelli advised popes and princes and Leonardo da Vinci astonished the art world, a young man boarded a ship in Portugal bound for Ireland. He would be greeted upon arrival as the rightful heir to the throne of England. The trouble was, England already had a king.

The... Read more >
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The Perfect Prince
Truth and Deception in Renaissance Europe
Written by Ann Wroe


Format: eBook, 640 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

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Pontius Pilate

Written by Ann Wroe


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: March 6, 2001
Price: $16.00

The foil to Jesus, the defiant antihero of the Easter story, mocking, skeptical Pilate is a historical figure who haunts our imagination. For some he is a saint, for others the embodiment of human weakness, an archetypal politician willing to sacrifice one man for the sake of stability. In this dazzlingly... Read more >
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Pontius Pilate

Written by Ann Wroe


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: April 7, 2000
Price: $11.99

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