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Turbulence in Tudor Times

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...I adore reading and learning about all things historical, especially Tudor and Elizabethan times, I frequently get my hands on historical novels, and just recently I’ve discovered one author I just cant get enough of. Having already read the Queens Fool, ...

Thehonesttruth 29.01.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Other Boleyn Girl - Philippa Gregory

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Heaving Breasts and corsets....

Advantages: A cant put down book
Disadvantages: not all fact based

...Very rarely am I moved enough to write an opinion on a book. These days, very rarely I have time to read a book. This is a rare moment. The moment I picked up this book I was hooked. I was taken into the worl ...

Flissy 26.03.2004 · Read full review
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Anne Boleyn gets a hatchet job

Advantages: Might be a good intro to Tudor history if taken with a kilo of salt
Disadvantages: Poorly written, vulgar and inaccurate fiction

Historical fiction is a favourite guilty pleasure of mine, and I came to this book with no pre-conceptions; in fact, I actually expected, and wanted, to like it. Unfortunately, I was greatly disappointed. I get that this is historical fiction, and t ...

msdrusilla 01.09.2008 · Read full review
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The "other" Boleyn girl

Advantages: interesting historical fiction
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*NB* Apologies on the lack of originality with the title, but it's true. We've all heard of Anne, mother of Elizabeth I, seducer of Henry VIII, first wife to lose her head, he broke from Rome to be with her and founded the C of E...and so on and so forth. ...

mystikchick17 20.08.2004 · Read full review
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Mary, Mary Quite Contrary

Advantages: Entertaining
Disadvantages: Little bits that add up.

The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory is one of the most talked about novels inspired by The Tudor Dynasty. I can see why The Tudors are so interesting and I've seen so much stuff based on them. I think that Anne Boleyn is considered to be the most po ...

CGholy 10.12.2012 · Read full review
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