Jane Boleyn: The True Story of the Infamous Lady Rochford
Publish date: December 26th 2007
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages no: 379
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Biography Memoir
, Womens Studies
, European History
, 16th Century
Alas! Disappointment, thy name is Julia Fox! Written amateurishly, this is not a book about Jane Boleyn.I was so utterly disappointed, because Lady Rochford is a character of Tudor history into whose story I would have loved to sink my teeth. We know her in popular history as the spiteful, jealous...
When one hears Jane Boleyn, they think of the wife that sold out her husband and sister in law to the traitors deaths that they might or might not have deserved, and another queen who she helped to deceive her husband. Instead, in Fox's book, we find a woman who was bound by family honor, a woman wh...
Absolutely LOVED this book. There is barely anything written about Jane Rochford, Anne Boleyn's sister-in-law and certainly not any completely dedicated to her. This was an easy read which is one big hurdle to overcome for some authors tackling non-fiction. Julia Fox did it brilliantly. Unfortunatel...
I had high expectations of this book but I was really disappointed. After first 2 pages I was wondering if this is fiction or non-fiction. It portrayed Jane's and George's marriage as happy and that Jane and Anne were close friends. And that Boleyn family loved Jane more than Mary. And according to ...
mp3 I'm going to have to grit my teeth to get past this narrator.ETA - I have acclimatised to the reading voice enough to concentrate on the content. Does anyone remember The Magic Roundabout that used to be tea-time viewing in UK 'back in the day'? It was fun to count how many times the word 'said'...
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