The Lady in the Tower: The Fall of Anne Boleyn
Publish date: October 1st 2009
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Biography Memoir
, European History
, 16th Century
Gosh, I am having bad luck with all these non-fiction books. This year I have not finished any non-fiction books that I started. Let me be very clear; I did not give up because it was bad. I read up to page 207 and I very much liked it. But I have to return it to my local library because I have rene...
This was a great in-depth look at the fall of Anne Boleyn. I see that she was almost certainly innocent of all crimes against her, and may have been rhesus negative, which explains why only her oldest child, Elizabeth, survived. I will definitely have to read more of Weir's work, as she is a fantast...
blurbs - Nearly five hundred years after her violent death, Anne Boleyn, second wife to Henry VIII, remains one of the world's most fascinating, controversial, and tragic heroines. Now acclaimed historian and bestselling author Alison Weir has drawn on myriad sources from the Tudor era to give us th...
This turned out far better than I thought it would be. I particularly liked the background on the men who were convicted with Anne, and Cromwell's associations with them. For the complete review, please go here:http://www.epinions.com/review/Book_The_Lady_in_the_Tower_The_Final_Days_of_Anne_Boleyn_A...
Many books have been written on the Tudors, not least on Henry VIII's notorious second queen, Anne Boleyn. Weir revisits her subject with a closer focus, writing primarily on the last four months of Anne's life in 1536. I'm a huge fan of Anne--I've even toyed with getting a tattoo of her signature...