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The other Boleyn girl a novel by Philippa Gregory

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Published by Scribner Paperback Fiction in New York .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Boleyn, Mary, 1508-1543 -- Fiction,
  • Henry VIII, King of England, 1491-1547 -- Fiction,
  • Mistresses -- Fiction,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Henry VIII, 1509-1547 -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPhilippa Gregory.
LC ClassificationsPR6057.R386 O84 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination664 p. ;
Number of Pages664
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3955832M
ISBN 100743227441
LC Control Number2001057646

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'The Other Boleyn Girl' was adapted for film in Starring Scarlett Johansson (Mary Boleyn), Natalie Portman (Anne Boleyn), Eric Bana (Henry VIII), Jim Sturgess (George Boleyn), Benedict Cumberbatch (William Carey) and Eddie Redmayne (William Stafford). It was also adapted by the BBC for television in The Other Boleyn Girl Movie Tie In Book 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. Reprint. , first printing. (A Columbia Pictures film, written by Peter . The The Other Boleyn Girl Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you.   Directed by Justin Chadwick. With Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, Eric Bana, Jim Sturgess. Two sisters contend for the affection of King Henry VIII/10(K).

George reminds Mary that, as a Boleyn, and especially a Boleyn girl—you might say the other Boleyn girl—Mary is not in charge of who she may and may not marry. "Heartbreak becomes you" (), says George. That is an excellent name for a shade of lipstick, but it's hardly comforting for Mary in the moment.   REVIEW: The Other Boleyn Girl By Philippa Gregory. The book actually plays a bit fast and loose with history, so you really have to take it on its own terms. Anne was a forward thinker, and she subscribed to the new Humanist thinking, introduced it to the English court. At first Henry was fascinated. The Other Boleyn Girl is a historical romantic drama film directed by Justin screenplay by Peter Morgan was adapted from Philippa Gregory’s novel of the same is a fictionalised account of the lives of 16th-century aristocrats Mary Boleyn, one-time mistress of King Henry VIII, and her sister, Anne, who became the monarch's ill-fated second Based on: The Other Boleyn Girl, by Philippa Gregory.   The Other Boleyn Girl, is hands down the best piece of historical fiction I have ever read. Upon reading it, I have been searching for other books of its genre and subject matter to delve y made these characters come alive for me, and made me understand how difficult it was to live as a woman in the early s.5/5(5).