The Autobiography of Henry VIII with Notes by His Fool, Will Somers
Publish date: August 12th 1987
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages no: 960
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, European History
, 16th Century
If you are someone who is new to the Tudor world, stop everything and read this book. If you are someone who has devoted much of your reading time to the Tudor world, don't worry too much about reading this book. I found myself immensely let down by this novel. I have read so much about Henry VIII t...
I've had a fascination for the Tudors and the six wives of Henry VIII at least since I visited England at fourteen-years-old and picked up this thin booklet on each complete with their portraits. As a result, I've read plenty of books, fiction and non-fiction on the Tudors and Henry and his wives. T...
After 172 pages I have decided to dump this.I do NOT enjoy reading it and I have given it a fair try. I am often hesitant toward autobiographies, particularly when they are historical fiction. An autobiography cannot, by definition, provide an impartial view on the events that occurred. Margaret Geo...
Some of the history is pretty questionable, but it's a good read, although certainly not a quick one. It was interesting to see Henry attempt to explain his reasoning behind his behavior. It unfortunately seemed to lose focus after Anne's death, though, and large chunks of time seem to be skimmed ...
Very enjoyable treatment of the man, his wives, and the times. I read this years ago when it was first released .
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