If You Like Philippa Gregory

  • If You Like Philippa Gregory

“Philippa Gregory’s dedication to historical accuracy provides a solid foundation for her historical fiction. Readers enjoy her lively writing style and fascinating characters, elements also found in her contemporary Psychological Fiction. For her Historical novels, Gregory delights in selecting a marginal historical character as her protagonist, which readers then use to experience a particular time and placeGregory does not gloss over history’s darker moments, and the gritty violence and dark passions that sometimes fill her books give them a strong sense of realism.” NoveList Description

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