The acclaimed international bestseller set around the Tudor court, during the years when Henry VIII traded his mistress Mary Boleyn for courtship of her sister Anne - and tracing the extraordinary events that changed the course of a country+ó+ée+é(tm)s history.
When Henry VIII tires of pretty young Mary Boleyn, her powerful family instructs her to promote her sister, Anne, as a replacement. But Anne Boleyn, newly returned from the French court, intelligent and spirited, doesn+ó+ée+é(tm)t agree to be Henry+ó+ée+é(tm)s mistress +ó+ée+é" only his wife. PItting the king+ó+ée+é(tm)s desperation for an heir against his powerful advisors +ó+ée+é" Wolsey, Cromwell and Dukes of Norfolk and Suffolk +ó+ée+é" what Anne brings about will change the course of a country+ó+ée+é(tm)s history.
Told with all of Philippa Gregory+ó+ée+é(tm)s characteristic perceptiveness, backed by meticulous historical research and superb storytelling skills, The Other Boleyn Girl brings a legendary court, its politics, personalities and scheming vividly to life.