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Queen’s Gambit by Elizabeth Fremantle

Elizabeth Fremnatle

A great visit to the Central Library in 2013 from this (at the time) debut author.
The novel brings to life the least known of Henry VIII’s wives, Katherine Parr.  There is a great portrayal of the bloated Henry, but I really loved the moving story of Katherine’s maid Dot (a character of the author’s creation).
A very accomplished debut novel.

Similar to: Phillipa Gregory, Alison Weir and Hilary Mantel

Recommended by Tony, Local History Librarian at Central Library

Pssssst! You can discuss Elizabeth Fremantle’s books with us on Twitter on Thursday 2 July – 8pm
Be sure to use #Bookpool to get involved with our Twitter Book Club event.


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