Henry VIII: The Heart and the Crown : 'this novel makes Henry VIII's story feel like it has never been told before' (Tracy Borman)-9781472278081

Henry VIII: The Heart and the Crown

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 'Gets under the skin of the man who is so often dismissed as a much-married monster and gives us an altogether more nuanced, compelling and human portrayal' TRACY BORMAN Six wives. One King. You know their stories.

Now it's time to hear his. The magnificent new Tudor novel from the author of the Sunday Times-bestselling Six Tudor Queens series. ---A second son, not born to rule, becomes a man, and a king...

In grand royal palaces, Prince Harry grows up dreaming of knights and chivalry - and the golden age of kings that awaits his older brother. But Arthur's untimely death sees Harry crowned King Henry of England. As his power and influence extends, so commences a lifelong battle between head and heart, love and duty.

Henry rules by divine right, yet his prayers for a son go unanswered. The great future of the Tudor dynasty depends on an heir. And the crown weighs heavy on a king with all but his one true desire.

HENRY VIII. HIS STORY. Alison Weir's most ambitious Tudor novel yet reveals the captivating story of a man who was by turns brilliant, romantic, and ruthless: the king who changed England forever.

Author: Weir, Alison, Binding: Hardback, Imprint: Headline Review, Series: N/A, Publisher: Headline Publishing Group, Published: 11/05/2023, Pagination: 640 pages, Classification: England, Country of Publication: United Kingdom