If you want the authoritative biography of Alexander Hamilton, Ron Chernow is the place to go. If historical fiction is your preference, Elizabeth Cobbs has now written the Hamilton novel that immediately leaps to the top of the list.
With the expertise of an historian and the intimacy and immediacy of a gifted novelist, Elizabeth Cobbs plunges us into the cauldron of love, war, betrayal, slavery, blackmail, revolution, dueling, and banking in which our nation was brewedand delivers us into the conflicted heart of one of its most passionate and misunderstood heroes.
Can't get tickets to Hamilton, the megahit Broadway musical? Don't despair, check out Elizabeth Cobbs finely tuned fictional biography of one of America's most intriguing yet vastly underrated Founding Fathers . . . Cobbs paints a portrait of a love so deep it was able to survive betrayal and a devastatingly public scandal. The focus alternates between Alexander and Elizabeth as their tempestuous tale unfolds in all its triumph and tragedy.
Historic scholarship and creative music have suddenly turned Alexander Hamilton into one of the hottest of the nation's Founding Fathers. THE HAMILTON AFFAIR promises to turn up the heat even further. Elizabeth Cobbs superb novel about the many lives and perils of Hamilton and his wife Eliza adds delights and insights that are as fascinating as they are fun. Think of it as a terrific and must-companion to all things Hamilton.
A juicy answer to Ron Chernow's Alexander Hamilton
Cobbs' depiction of Hamilton will endear him in the hearts of readers