The Confession of Katherine Howard - Suzannah Dunn Reviews
Description:ISBN 0007258291 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Suzannah Dunn / Hardcover / 320 Pages / Book is published 2010-05-27 by HarperPress
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by - written on 24/03/11, updated on 24/03/11 (Very useful, 48 readings)
The tale of Katherine Howard, Henry VIII's fifth wife, is surely one of the most tragic tales of the period. A young country girl, from a lesser branch of the Howard line, manipulated by her powerful uncle into marriage with a king much older, much uglier, and due to a suppurating leg ulcer, much smellier than her. Although the date of her birth , as with so many people of the time, went unrecorded, she was probably only around 15 when she married, and only 17 when she laid her slender neck on the block, sentenced to die for the crime of adultery . It's a story we've all heard, I'm sure, but The Confession of Katherine Howard (Suzzanah Dunn) offers a fresh ... Read the complete review
by - written on 17/10/10 (Useful, 22 readings)
I usually love historical fiction and having already read Suzanne Dunn's "The Sixth Wife" I was looking forward to reading this book. The title is true to the content and focusses on Katherine and her friends growing up and finally living at the Court of Henry told in the first person which I know is not always preferred by some readers. Hence, the book didn't really give a personal view of Katherine and therefore I couldn't find much empathy for her. She comes across as slightly self centred and a little selfish. As Katherine Howard only spent a small part of her short life with the King I felt that the author was trying to pad out the story and therefore ... Read the complete review
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