This book is another quality work from Philippa and yet I think it is very clever of her that she can use so many ways to write all these books using different prospect . I love the character, Hannah the full. Very interesting to know something new on about the fools at court. The book is beautifully written like a movie and I can so picture the scenes in my mind!...Continua
Every bit as entertaining as The Other Boleyn Girl.
Great historical fiction book on Queen Mary, Princess Elizabeth, Robert Dudley and Hannah, the queen's fool
A beautiful view of the monarchy after Henry VIII's death through the eyes of a royal servant. It was great to read about the Tudor's through someone else's perspective. A truly good read.
Wonderful depiction of early England and the scheming and machinations of the courtiers who surround the crown. Mary is admirable but sad, Elizabeth is, as usual, slyly magnificent. Dudley has his own magnetic presence to add to the blend of trauma, disaster, opportunity, tragedy and glory....Continua