• 21st Century,  General Fiction

    The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory

    The Other Boleyn Girl is a historic novel by Philippa Gregory about one of the most famous women in the history of the United Kingdom, Anne Boleyn and her sister, Mary Boleyn. The Boleyn family was part of the nobility during Henry VIII’s reign that was distintically marked by his failed marriage with his older brother’s widow Catherine of Aragon due to her disability to bear a male heir. Once this situacion was publically known, every noble family presented their most beautiful daughters at court so that Henry could take them as his mistress. The Boleyn family offered Anne at first, but after some troubles Henry fell in love with…