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The Wives of Henry VIII by Antonia Fraser
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Oct 10, 2010

really liked it
bookshelves: history
Recommended for: Rueyn, Lisa, Helena, Rashaan
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This is excellent. Ms. Fraser deals diplomatically, compassionately, but never sentimentally with these six remarkable and extremely different women. I came away respecting Catherine of Aragon and Anna of Cleves the most, but I don't think the author has any bias, herself. The illustrations are lovely, too.

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