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Six Tudor Queens: Anne Boleyn: A King's Obsession

Alison Weir

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Fiction, Historical fiction

ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION by bestselling historian Alison Weir, author of KATHERINE OF ARAGON: THE TRUE QUEEN, is the second captivating novel in the Six Tudor Queens series. An unforgettable portrait of the ambitious woman whose fate we know all too well, but whose true motivations may surprise you. Essential reading for fans of Philippa Gregory and Elizabeth Chadwick.



'Weir is excellent on the little details that bring a world to life' Guardian



The young woman who changed the course of history.



Fresh from the palaces of Burgundy and France, Anne draws attention at the English court, embracing the play of courtly love.



But when the King commands, nothing is ever a game.



Anne has a spirit worthy of a crown - and the crown is what she seeks. At any price.



ANNE BOLEYN. The second of Henry's Queens. Her story.


History tells us why she died. This powerful novel shows her as she lived.

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Praise for Six Tudor Queens: Anne Boleyn: A King's Obsession

  • Beautifully written and captivating with so much attention to detail that the Tudor court came alive in every sense - Baattyaboutbooks (blog) on KATHERINE OF ARAGON

  • Alison Weir brings Katherine of Aragon dazzlingly to life

  • Profound historical knowledge with huge emotional intelligence

  • Alison Weir brings Katherine of Aragon dazzlingly to life - Guardian

  • Profound historical knowledge with huge emotional intelligence - Earl Spencer

  • This exquisite book charts the rise and fall of Henry VIII's first wife, Katherine... A fascinating insight into this period of our history. Weir's undeniable strength is her immaculate description, enabling the reader to be transported back to Tudor England - Sun

  • Weir manages to untangle the complex web of 16th-century politics, shown through Katherine's duties as ambassador, and her astute reading of the games being played. This adds greatly to the heft of the character, demonstrating what a competent woman she was becoming - Herald Scotland

  • Alison Weir clearly admires her heroine ... meticulously researched - The Times

  • This well-researched and engrossing read gives a new perspective on the long-suffering first wife - Good Housekeeping

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Alison Weir

Alison Weir is the top-selling female historian in the United Kingdom, and has sold over 2.7 million books worldwide. She has published seventeen history books, including Elizabeth the Queen, Eleanor of Aquitaine, The Lady in the Tower and Elizabeth of York, and five historical novels. Her latest biography is The Lost Tudor Princess. Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen is the first in a series of novels about the wives of Henry VIII.