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The Other Boelyn Girl Book Review Summary

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The Other Boelyn Girl tells the sexual and political story of Anne Boelyn, through the eyes of her lesser known sister, Mary. Mary Boelyn enters the fashionable court of King Henry the 8th at the tender age of 12, already married herself, and soon finds herself as the King's mistress. But when Mary is off nursing her children, and finding herself wanting to get further away from the court, her sister Anne quickly moves into Mary's place, with aims much higher than a mistress. Her struggle to become Queen is the focus of this riveting story, and she will stop at nothing to succeed.
This report prepared by Rebecca Reissman








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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   distant past/middle ages Life of a profession:    -   king/queen/royalty Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Job/Profession/Status story    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   unemployed Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British

Setting

How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   6 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing    -   impregnation/reproduction    -   actual description of hetero sex    -   Boob talk! Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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