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Paperback 528 Pages / Published: 01/05/2007
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From the bestselling author of The Other Boleyn Girl, Philippa Gregory, comes a wonderfully atmospheric evocation of the court of Henry VIII and his final queens.

The king will decide who will live and who will die; he has the power of God now.

1539. Henry VIII must take his fourth wife and the dangerous prize is won by Anne of Cleves. A German princess by birth, Anne is to be Henry's pawn in the Protestant alliance against Rome, but the marriage falters from the start. Henry finds nothing to admire in his new queen, setting himself against his advisors and nobles to pay court to young Katherine Howard.

The new queen begins to sense a trap closing around her. And Jane Boleyn, summoned to the inner circle once more by her uncle the Duke of Norfolk, finds a fractious court haunted by the Boleyn legacy of death and deceit.

Nothing is certain in a kingdom ruled by an increasingly tyrannical king.

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780007190331
Number of pages: 528
Weight: 360 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 33 mm


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'One of Gregory's great strengths as a novelist is her ability to take familiar historical figures and flesh them into living breathing human beings. "The Constant Princess" is a worthy successor to her previous novels about the Tudors and deserves to be a bestseller.' Daily Express

'Gregory's research is impeccable which makes her imaginative fiction all the more convincing.' Daily Mail

'Gregory is great at conjuring a Tudor film-set of gorgeous gowns and golden-plattered dining.' Telegraph

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“The Boleyn Inheritance”

its an amazing book, the 1st book by phillipa gregory i read, and reading it made me want to read the rest of hers. its very well written, with lots suspense and the way that it looks at 3different points of view at... More

Paperback edition
4th December 2008
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“The Boleyn Inheritance”

Fantastis - it took me 2 days to read it

Paperback edition
20th October 2008
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“History brought to life”

Unputdownable, riveting read that gives a fascinating insight into what these Tudor women might have thought, felt and experienced. A real page turner for anyone even vaguely interested in history - and even for... More

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10th May 2010
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