Philippa Gregory
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Philippa Gregory

Philippa Gregory was an established historian and writer when she discovered her interest in the Tudor period and wrote the internationally bestselling novel The Other Boleyn Girl. Now she is looking at the family that preceded the Tudors: the magnificent Plantaganets, a family of complex rivalries, loves, and hatreds.Her other great interest is the charity that she founded nearly twenty years ago: Gardens for The Gambia. She has raised funds and paid for 140 wells for the primary schools of this poor African country.A former student of Sussex university, and a PhD and Alumna of the Year 2009 of Edinburgh University, her love for history and commitment to historical accuracy are the hallmarks of her writing.She lives with her family on a small farm in Yorkshire.

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The Perfect Blend of Sweeping Historical Events, and Gripping Personal tales: Read an Extract from Tidelands by Philippa Gregory

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30 September 2019

The Perfect Blend of Sweeping Historical Events, and Gripping Personal tales: Read an Extract from Tidelands by Philippa Gregory

    Tidelands by Philippa Gregory: Your Preview Verdict

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    12 September 2019

    Tidelands by Philippa Gregory: Your Preview Verdict

      Utterly Gripping. Impossible to Put Down: Read a Review of Tidelands by Philippa Gregory

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      2 September 2019

      Utterly Gripping. Impossible to Put Down: Read a Review of Tidelands by Philippa Gregory

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        3 July 2019

        Better Reading Preview: Tidelands by Philippa Gregory

          Book of the Week: The Last Tudor by Philippa Gregory

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          29 August 2017

          Book of the Week: The Last Tudor by Philippa Gregory

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            29 August 2017

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              Read the first chapter: Three Sisters, Three Queens by Philippa Gregory

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              23 August 2016

              Read the first chapter: Three Sisters, Three Queens by Philippa Gregory