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The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
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Jun 17, 09

bookshelves: historicalfiction, chicklit
Read in June, 2009

Enjoyed this much more than I anticipated. As an over-hyped bestseller I didn't expect much, but I did enjoy one of her other books T The Constant Princess. Gave this one and chance and was pleasantly surprised.

I followed the first section better while Mary was Henry's mistress. As Anne took over the book got rather repetitive. Anne is actually a fairly dull character, while Mary is the one with some actual development. Anne's rages and monotonous complaints just got old.

I always seem to enjoy girly historical fiction, and this one had the added twist of a focus on an unknown character.

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