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Paperback 528 Pages / Published: 02/05/2006
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A splendid and sumptuous historical novel from the internationally bestselling author, Philippa Gregory, telling of the early life of Katherine of Aragon.

I was born a princess, destined to be queen, and I know my duty.

1491. Henry VII's eldest son Arthur Tudor, Prince of Wales, has been betrothed since childhood to the Spanish princess Katherine of Aragon. Their marriage will cement the alliance Henry Tudor craves to secure his country.

But when Arthur's sudden death leaves an 11-year-old boy heir to the kingdom, Henry Tudor must choose whether to send Katherine back to Spain, or to marry her himself. Katherine has no son from her brief marriage to secure her future; her substantial dowry and his powerful contract are at stake.

Henry has reckoned without the determination of a young woman set on fulfilling her own destiny to be a queen - and the ambition of Prince Harry, the future Henry VIII.

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780007190317
Number of pages: 528
Weight: 340 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 32 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

`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' 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-lattered dining. She invokes some swoonsome images...while the politics are personal enough to remain pertinent' DailyTelegraph

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“The Constant Princess”

This is such a wonderful read. It is the most emotional book of this genre by Philippa Gregory. I could not put it down and had completed it within three days! Fantastic!!

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“Couldn't put it down”

I loved this book and was very easily drawn into the charecters with a real genuine interest in what happened to them. Gregory creates such a vivid world in the book that you feel as though you are there watching the... More

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“The Constant Princess”

Absolutely fantastic book! Could not put it down. It tells the story of Katherine of Aragon so beautifully with very emotional descriptions of her thoughts and feelings. Easily brought the whole period to life and I... More

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