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The Wise Woman by Philippa Gregory

Advantages: Well written and good historical facts in places
Disadvantages: Bit weird and unbelievable in places too!

I have just finished The Wise Woman by Philippa Gregory. This is one of her standalone novels published in 1992. I am working my way through all of Gregory's books having really enjoyed the ones I have read in her Tudor series. The Wise Woman is about ...

MrsW2011 18.10.2011 · Read full review
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Disappointing After It's TV Turn

Advantages: A good story in essence
Disadvantages: The ending in particular boils my blood...

...So. My geekery continues apace, and after devouring The Other Boleyn Girl, and having loved the BBC adaptation of The White Queen, I was eager to read the book that had inspired the series. First published in 2009 by Philippa Gregory, The White Queen is ...

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A Queen trying to find her way in the war of the roses.

Advantages: gripping storyline, interesting character development
Disadvantages: Wishing you knew what happened to the princes.

...Even if historical fiction is not your thing you will probably have heard of author and historian Philippa Gregory. Gregory has written many books but by far her most famous have been her more recent historical fiction novel, her novel the other Boleyn gi ...

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An enthralling read!

Advantages: Captivating storyline, well written
Disadvantages: None

...I have always been a fan of the Phillipa Gregory books since first reading her famous novel "The Other Boleyn Girl," which was made into a movie. The most recent book I have read has been The White Queen, which is set between 1464 and 1485, during the 'wa ...

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The White Queen - Philippa Gregory

Advantages: Very readble and a great new way of looking at historical events
Disadvantages: None - I would read again tomorrow!

The White Queen, by Philippa Gregory, is one of the five planned books in the Cousin’s War series. Three are currently published - The White Queen, the story of Elizabeth Woodville; The Red Queen, the story of Lady Margaret Beaufort and The Lady of the ...

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