The Tudor Wife - Emily Purdy Reviews
Description:ISBN 1847561942 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Emily Purdy / Paperback / 336 Pages / Book is published 2010-04-01 by Avon
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by - written on 09/09/10 (Useful, 18 readings)
In the point of view of George boyln's wife, Jane. She is jealous of the affection her husband dotes on his sister. It starts with Jane in the tower, and she talks over her life, how she met the bolyns and how she got involved in there down fall. Her infatuation with George and his infatuation with Anne that eventually leads him to the tower. She talks about the flirtatious Anne, prudish Jane and reckless miss Howard, a book that spans four wives of Henry, including Katharine of Aragon and a significant historical event that changed the course of religious practice in the country for centuries to come. A book of betrayal, heart break and sadness all centred ... Read the complete review
by - written on 07/07/10 (Very useful, 179 readings)
I adore historical fiction. I started on Jean Plaidy Books in my teens, but then for quite a while nobody really wrote this kind of fiction. Then a few years ago interest started up again, particularly for the Tudor period. Now people like Phillipa Gregory and Alison Weir are regularly in the bestsellers list. But this book is by an unknown and is her first novel. But even more slightly disconcerting when you first read it and read the one line bio about the author is that she comes from Texas and still lives there. Can an American really write accurate historical English fiction? This is the story of Jane Parker who became the sister-in-law of Anne ... Read the complete review
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