About the book
The latest novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory features one of the most famous girls in history, Lady Jane Grey, and her two sisters, each of whom dared to defy her queen.
Katherine Grey was the beauty of the family who earned the lifelong hatred of her cousin Elizabeth I when she married for love. Mary Grey was an extraordinary little person known as a dwarf in Tudor times, who defied convention to marry the tallest man at court in her own secret love match.
The fascinating story of three idiosyncratic Tudor girls and their challenges to the most powerful Tudor woman of all is the subject of the next novel from the author who defines what it means to be a writer of historical fiction.
I found it to be quite dull and it did not hold my interest, mainly because there was no warmth or depth to the fascinating people she was writing about imo.
I particularly did like not the use of a word that I thought would not have been in general usage at the time, and found myself googling frantically to check – this was the highlight of the book for me.