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The Kiss of the Concubine

A Story of Anne Boleyn
Lu par : Alex Lee
Durée : 11 h et 46 min

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January 28, 1547. It is almost midnight, and the cream of English nobility hold their breath as King Henry VIII prepares to face his God. As the royal physicians wring their hands and Archbishop Cranmer gallops through the frigid night, two dispossessed princesses pray for their father's soul, and a boy, soon to be king, snivels into his velvet sleeve. 

Time slows, and dread settles around the royal bed, the candles dip, and something stirs in the darkness...something, or someone, has come to tell the king it is time to pay his dues. 

The Kiss of the Concubine is the story of Anne Boleyn, the second of Henry VIII's queens.

©2013 Judith Arnopp (P)2018 Judith Arnopp

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  • BVerité
  • 24/11/2018

Incredibly enjoyable listen!

This author does a wonderful job bringing Anne to life. I couldn’t stop listening and finished this book in a day and a half. All Tudor fans will enjoy this one, especially the way it begins and ends- with Henry on his death bed... no spoilers of course.
Narration was excellent.

I’ve listened to every Tudor biography and much of the relevant historical fiction available on Audible. From a young age, I’ve been captivated story of Anne Boleyn. The nearly decade long love story that ends so quickly in her murder, only a few years after they finally were married. I don’t believe for a second that Anne was guilty of adultery, yet it has always haunted me that the king could behead her and so many of his own close friends on false evidence. With this in mind, the author note and conclusion at the end of the book was very intriguing, as she states that there’s new evidence which sheds light on this very issue.

I’m hoping that new histories and/or biographies will come out soon that sheds light on the new evidence!

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  • Kat
  • 06/03/2019

Incredible

For anyone who loves Tudor History, this is a must!!!!! Especially if you are interested in a first person account of Anne Boleyn. This maybe fiction, but it has some interesting historical qualities that makes this story completely absorbing.

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  • David
  • 31/01/2019

Enjoyed

I enjoyed this take on the rise and fall of Ann Boleyn. Good narrator. Good story.

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  • dlien
  • 02/04/2019

King Henry destroyed a life.

Wonderful history and pure excitement in story . Voices and accents amazing and draws you in.

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  • Utilisateur anonyme
  • 16/09/2018

struggled a bit with the performance.

The narrator doesn't sound as a young vibrant girl but sounds much older - therefore difficult to invision Anne Boleyn.

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  • H. Meeks
  • 15/06/2019

entertaining

The way the story was told was good. nothing new really but no wild invention either. The narrator was only ok, sometimes her accent changes to a weird half french half Spanish accent for no reason and it's distracting. Her portrayal of Anne I felt was a little off. Sometimes she was a poor innocent draw in by the king, sometimes she was a scheeming power monger. It can't be both. I think she was very clever and calculating, so seeing her as a victim in the beginning was a little off for me. The ending was good! Worth the listen!