Anne Boleyn: A King's Obsession by bestselling historian Alison Weir, author of Katherine Of Aragon: The True Queen, is the second captivating novel in the Six Tudor Queens series. An unforgettable portrait of the ambitious woman whose fate we know all too well, but whose true motivations may surprise you. Essential reading for fans of Philippa Gregory and Elizabeth Chadwick.
The young woman who changed the course of history.
Fresh from the palaces of Burgundy and France, Anne draws attention at the English court, embracing the play of courtly love.
But when the King commands, nothing is ever a game.
Anne has a spirit worthy of a crown - and the crown is what she seeks. At any price.
Anne Boleyn. The second of Henry's Queens. Her story.
History tells us why she died. This powerful novel shows her as she lived.
About the Author
Alison Weir is the top-selling female historian (and the fifth bestselling historian overall) in the United Kingdom, and has sold over 2.7 million books worldwide. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Sciences and an Honorary Life Patron of Historic Royal Palaces, and is married with two adult children.
Anne Boleyn is the second in the Six Tudor Queens series of novels about the wives of Henry VIII, which began with Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen - a Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller.
Alison Weir brings Katherine of Aragon dazzlingly to life - Guardian
Profound historical knowledge with huge emotional intelligence - Earl Spencer
Beautifully written and captivating with so much attention to detail that the Tudor court came alive in every sense - Baattyaboutbooks (blog) on KATHERINE OF ARAGON
This exquisite book charts the rise and fall of Henry VIII's first wife, Katherine... A fascinating insight into this period of our history. Weir's undeniable strength is her immaculate description, enabling the reader to be transported back to Tudor England - Sun
Weir manages to untangle the complex web of 16th-century politics, shown through Katherine's duties as ambassador, and her astute reading of the games being played. This adds greatly to the heft of the character, demonstrating what a competent woman she was becoming - Herald Scotland
Alison Weir clearly admires her heroine ... meticulously researched - The Times
This well-researched and engrossing read gives a new perspective on the long-suffering first wife - Good Housekeeping
An engrossing novel about the life of a monarch whose death changed the course of history, by an expert known for the page-turning quality of her prose. - Readings
Series: Six Tudor Queens : Book 2
Number Of Pages: 480
Published: 16th May 2017
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.3 x 15.4
Weight (kg): 0.71
Edition Number: 1