The Fifth Queen

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Booklassic, Jun 22, 2015 - Fiction - 136 pages
3 Reviews

His portrait of Catherine Howard, impulsive, warm-hearted, truth-speaking, yet daring admidst the most un-principled intrigue, is singularly attractive and life-like, making an admirable foil to the grimly-conceived Lady Mary.

 

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User Review  - Bjace - LibraryThing

Historical novels are stories first and factual renderings last. Most historians regard Katherine Howard, the fifth of Henry VIII's wives as a barely-educated flibbertigibbet who may have been a good ... Read full review

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User Review  - booksinthebelfrey - LibraryThing

This novel, aptly described by William Gass as "slow, intense, pictorial, and operatic," is a seriously literary historical novel of a sort not much seen anymore (indeed Joseph Conrad, writing of it ... Read full review

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