Philippa Gregory's Wars of the Roses 2-Book Boxed Set: The Red Queen and The White Queen

Philippa Gregory's Wars of the Roses 2-Book Boxed Set: The Red Queen and The White Queen

by Philippa Gregory

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Overview

The Red Queen
In a novel of conspiracy, passion, and coldhearted ambition, number one bestselling author Philippa Gregory has brought to life the story of a proud and determined woman who believes that she alone is destined, by her piety and lineage, to shape the course of history. In The Red Queen, Gregory illuminates the fascinating woman who founded England’s most powerful ruling line, the Tudors: Margaret Beaufort.

The White Queen
Elizabeth Woodville, a woman of extraordinary beauty and ambition, secretly marries the newly crowned boy king of England. While she rises to the demands of her exalted position and fights for the success of her family, her two sons become the central figures in a famous unsolved mystery that has confounded historians for centuries: the lost princes in the Tower of London. Philippa Gregory brings the artistry and intellect of a master writer and storyteller to a new era in history and begins what is sure to be another bestselling classic series.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781451667646
Publisher: Atria Books
Publication date: 08/09/2011
Series: Plantagenet and Tudor Series
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 832
Sales rank: 275,869
File size: 10 MB

About the Author

Philippa Gregory is the author of many New York Times bestselling novels, including The Other Boleyn Girl, and is a recognized authority on women’s history. Many of her works have been adapted for the screen including The Other Boleyn Girl. Her most recent novel, The Last Tudor, is now in production for a television series. She graduated from the University of Sussex and received a PhD from the University of Edinburgh, where she is a Regent. She holds honorary degrees from Teesside University and the University of Sussex. She is a fellow of the Universities of Sussex and Cardiff and was awarded the 2016 Harrogate Festival Award for Contribution to Historical Fiction. She is an honorary research fellow at Birkbeck, University of London. She founded Gardens for the Gambia, a charity to dig wells in poor rural schools in The Gambia, and has provided nearly 200 wells. She welcomes visitors to her website PhilippaGregory.com.

Hometown:

Yorkshire, England

Date of Birth:

January 9, 1954

Place of Birth:

Nairobi, Kenya, East Africa

Education:

B.A. in history, Sussex University, 1982; Ph.D., 18th-century popular fiction, Edinburgh, 1984

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Philippa Gregory's Wars of the Roses 2-Book Boxed Set: The Red Queen and The White Queen 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 14 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Two great books i couldnt put down. Phillipa Gregory is a great historical fiction writer. Since i first read her Tudor series ive been hooked and this is another great set of books written wonderfully. If you like historical fiction or have always wondered about the War of the Roses this is a great way to get some history in an entertaining way. Also this series is being turned into a tv series on starz this august. Its called The White Queen and starts the 10th.
SMSchneider More than 1 year ago
I have been a fan of Phillipa Gregory for years. With these two books she lives up to the standard set many years ago. Complete page turner.
lirosa More than 1 year ago
This is a fast easy read for anyone who is into history. Philippa Gregory always puts and interesting spin on her tales of the royals. I would highly recommend this book to those who like to peek into the past.
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