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The Virgin's Lover by Philippa Gregory
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Oct 18, 2008

did not like it
bookshelves: historical-fiction-tudors, dnf, ick-attack

** spoiler alert ** I know this historical fiction, but if Elizabeth was as stupid in real life as the fictional Elizabeth is in this book, she would have lost the throne. Even a fictionized version of Elizabeth should show some strength of character.
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Finished Reading
October 18, 2008 – Shelved
November 20, 2016 – Shelved as: historical-fiction-tudors
November 20, 2016 – Shelved as: dnf
November 20, 2016 – Shelved as: ick-attack

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Kelly You're 100% right here. I thought this book was tedious in the extreme and the characterisation overly dramatic and annoying.


Chris I have mixed feelings about Gregory. I knew the Other Bol. Girl was bad history but it was a good read. Then each book after was just not as good. And I am touchy about how Elizabeth is protrayed in fiction.


Kelly And again I'd have to agree! :)


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