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A great novel on Katherine of Aragon

Advantages: Great characters and story telling
Disadvantages: Not always historically accurate

...Why this book **************** This is a book that I received as a gift from someone who knows I like my historical fiction and it was a great present and book. About the author ******************** Philippa Gregory is an internationally reno ...

jillycat 05.03.2011 · Read full review
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A lie that changed the course of history.

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...I love historical novels - that is, stories based on fact, with things added to fill in the gaps in history that people can't be sure of. One of my favourite authors of this genre is Phillippa Gregory - I've read all of her books, and reviewed a fair few ...

Thehonesttruth 17.01.2009 · Read full review
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Beauty, brains and a right wronged

Advantages: Excellent historical research for the story
Disadvantages: Shame we don't know if it's all fact

This is the second book I've read by Philippa Gregory, the other one being "The Other Boleyn Girl" about a year or so ago. I have to say that, in line with my current chosen line of reading (fiction/fact stories on the Tudor era), this one also rates v ...

JeeanA 03.10.2006 · Read full review
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The Dark Warhorse of Spain

Advantages: Superbly written (as always), brings little-known information to light
Disadvantages: I think Philippa Gregory has her favourites and I don't share her opinions

Following on from the success of her other novels set in the Tudor court (The Other Boleyn Girl, The Queen's Fool, The Virgin's Lover), Philippa Gregory goes back in time to bring us a novel following the early life of Katherine of Aragon. In her author's ...

DoubleFantasy11 24.07.2006 · Read full review
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Princess Catherine

Advantages: Interesting and enjoyable story on Catherine Of Aragon.
Disadvantages: The overuse of italics got annoying.

...he Constant Princess features Philippa Gregory's interpretation of the Spanish Princess Catalina, or better known as Catherine Of Aragon, the first wife of the vicious King Henry VIII. Philippa Gregory is well known for her historical novels, especially h ...

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