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Favourite Philippa Gregory Novel

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Brenna
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Post by Brenna » Thu April 7th, 2011, 5:19 pm

The first historical fiction book I ever read was Philippa Gregory's The Constant Princess and because it launched my never ending interest in all things English Monarchy, it will always have a special place in my heart. :D
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Post by rebecca » Mon September 12th, 2011, 2:05 am

My favourite and the first PG book I read was TOBG, followed by The Boleyn Inheritance I enjoyed reading them both. The rest I have been disappointed with. What saved The Red Queen was Philippa's take on Thomas Stanley-What a villain.

Now I am waiting for The Cousins War and LOTR.

Bec :)

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Post by Divia » Mon September 12th, 2011, 3:28 am

[quote=""rebecca""]

Now I am waiting for The Cousins War and LOTR.

Bec :) [/quote]

LOTR = Lord of the Rings in my mind. :D
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Post by Nefret » Mon September 12th, 2011, 4:58 am

I liked The Boleyn Inheritance the best.
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We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
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Post by Vanessa » Mon September 12th, 2011, 8:36 am

So far, my favourite is The Other Boleyn Girl, although I very much enjoyed The Wise Woman.
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Post by Madeleine » Mon September 12th, 2011, 8:53 am

[quote=""Divia""]LOTR = Lord of the Rings in my mind. :D [/quote]

Yes I had to think about that one too! ;)

I've only read TOBG so far, which I credit with re-starting my love for HF, and I really enjoyed it.
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Post by Sharz » Mon September 12th, 2011, 2:16 pm

TOBG and the Boleyn Inheritance, with honorable mention to The Constant Princess.

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Post by cw gortner » Mon September 12th, 2011, 5:52 pm

The Queen's Fool and The Boleyn Inheritance are my favorites in her 'royals' books. I also really liked Earthly Joys and A Respectable Trade.
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Post by rebecca » Tue September 13th, 2011, 1:22 am

Divia--"LOTR = Lord of the Rings in my mind..."Madeleine--Yes I had to think about that one too.."

LOL Ladies. After I wrote that & clicked submit, I then remembered that Lord of the Rings has the same initials :D ...heehee :p

C.W. gortner--"I also really liked Earthly Joys and A Respectable Trade."

I have been thinking about those two books, but what put me off EJ is the thought that it's a book about a gardener? And I hate gardening! :D But then again I hate cooking but I buy tons of cook books :rolleyes: ....I call them my pornography :D

Another PG book that I enjoyed was 'The Little House' and I also liked the TV movie of it starring Francesca Annis as the MIL from hell.

Bec :)

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Post by N. Gemini Sasson » Wed September 21st, 2011, 12:21 am

[quote=""Divia""]I thought The Boleyn Inheritance was by far her best.
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This is my favorite so far, too. Although I've quite a few yet to catch up on...

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