Australasia's Biggest Online Store

We won't be beaten by anyone. Guaranteed

Macbeth: The True Story


Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

List of illustrations. Map. House of Alba Family Tree. Acknowledgements. Introduction. Prologue. PART ONE - THE FORGING OF A KINGDOM: All the King's Men; Christendom in 1050; Light on a Dark Age; Accidental Birth of a Nation; View from the North. PART TWO - THE MAKING OF A KING: Murder as Usual; Kings in Waiting; Macbeth the King; The Testing Time; From Death to Demonisation. Sources. Notes. Bibliography. Index.

About the Author

Fiona Watson is a historian, writer and broadcaster. She is the author of Under the Hammer: Edward I and Scotland, 1296-1305 and Scotland, A History. She also fronted 'In Search of Scotland', a 10-part TV series in 2001 and has presented numerous radio programmes, including 'Enlightenment', 'History File' and 'House with a Past' for Radio Scotland, and a programme on Macbeth for Radio 3. She lives in Perthshire.


'A lucid picture of a Celtic warrior-king of some sophistication who was respected and loved... A fascinating read through Scotland's Middle Ages' Big Issue. * Big Issue *
'The Macbeth Shakespeare discovered had already been demonised for several centuries. But, as Fiona Watson's scholarly study demonstrates, the real story is very different' Daily Telegraph. * Daily Telegraph *
'A brilliantly researched and engaging study ... She's a bonny writer ... and has that rare gift of combining impressive knowledge with a lively and winning voice' Herald. * Herald *
'Thrilling' The Scotsman. * Scotsman *
'Gripping ... An essential corrective to generations of scholarship' BBC History Magazine. * BBC History Magazine *

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Macbeth: The True Story on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top