The Other Boleyn Girl (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels #9)

by Philippa Gregory

Two sisters competing for the greatest prize: The love of a kingWhen Mary Boleyn comes to court as an innocent girl of fourteen, she catches the eye of HenryVIII.

  • Paperback
  • Pages: 661 pages
  • Average Rating: 4.04 out of 5
  • Published May 21st 2003 by Scribner
  • Original Title: The Other Boleyn Girl
  • ISBN: 0743227441 (ISBN13: 9780743227445)
  • Edition Language: English
  • URL: Go To Website
  • Series: The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels #9
  • The Tudor Court #3
  • Characters: Anne Boleyn
  • Katherine of Aragon
  • Jane Seymour
  • Mary Boleyn
  • Elizabeth I of England...more
  • Mary Tudor
  • Queen of France
  • Henry VIII of England
  • Mary I of England...less
  • Literary Awards: Romantic Novel of the Year (RoNa's) Award (2002)
  • Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Fiction (2009)

Two sisters competing for the greatest prize: The love of a kingWhen Mary Boleyn comes to court as an innocent girl of fourteen, she catches the eye of Henry VIII. Dazzled, Mary falls in love with both her golden prince and her growing role as unofficial queen. However, she soon realises just how much she is a pawn in her family’s ambitious plots as the king’s interest begins to wane and she is forced to step aside for her best friend and rival: her sister, Anne. Then Mary knows that she must defy her family and her king and take fate into her own hands.A rich and compelling novel of love, sex, ambition, and intrigue, The Other Boleyn Girl introduces a woman of extraordinary determination and desire who lived at the heart of the most exciting and glamourous court in Europe and survived by following her heart.