The Resource The other Boleyn girl, Phillipa Gregory

The other Boleyn girl, Phillipa Gregory

Label
The other Boleyn girl
Title
The other Boleyn girl
Statement of responsibility
Phillipa Gregory
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mary Boleyn attracts the attention of the young king and becomes his mistress; when he tires of her, she sets out to school her sister, Anne, as a replacement. Politics and passion are inextricably bound together in this compelling drama. The Boleyn family is keen to rise through the ranks of society, and what better way to attract the attention of the most powerful in the land than to place their most beautiful young woman at court? But Mary becomes the king's mistress at a time of change. He needs his personal pleasures, but he also needs an heir. The unthinkable happens and the course of English history is irrevocably changed. For the women at the heart of the storm, they have only one weapon; and when it's no longer enough to be the mistress, Mary must groom her younger sister in the ways of the king. What happens next is common knowledge
Member of
Summary
The daughters of a ruthlessly ambitious family, Mary and Anne Boleyn are sent to the court of Henry VIII to attract the attention of the king, who first takes Mary as his mistress, in which role she bears him an illegitimate son, and then Anne as his wife
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award, 2002.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
069639
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gregory, Philippa
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Tudor novels (Philippa Gregory)
Series volume
0002
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Henry
  • Anne Boleyn
  • Boleyn, Mary
  • Mistresses
  • Queens
Target audience
adult
Label
The other Boleyn girl, Phillipa Gregory
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
542 pages
Isbn
9780007130917
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) 820522
Label
The other Boleyn girl, Phillipa Gregory
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
542 pages
Isbn
9780007130917
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) 820522

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