By Alison Weir
For enthusiasts of Wolf Hall, Alison Weir’s New York instances bestselling biography of Henry VIII brilliantly brings to lifestyles the king, the courtroom, and the interesting women and men who vied for its pleasures and rewards.
“WEIR’S e-book OUTSHINES ALL past reports OF HENRY. fantastically written, exhaustive in its learn, it's a gem. . . . She succeeds masterfully in making Henry and his six better halves . . . come alive for the reader.”—Philadelphia Inquirer
Henry VIII, well known for his command of energy and celebrated for his mind, presided over essentially the most magnificent–and dangerous–courts in Renaissance Europe. by no means earlier than has a close, own biography of this charismatic monarch been set opposed to the cultural, social, and political historical past of his glittering courtroom. Now Alison Weir, writer of the best royal chronicles of our time, brings to brilliant existence the turbulent, complicated determine of the King. filled with colourful description, meticulous in ancient aspect, wealthy in pageantry, intrigue, ardour, and comfort, Weir brilliantly renders King Henry VIII, his court docket, and the attention-grabbing women and men who vied for its pleasures and rewards. the result's a completely spellbinding learn.