Winter king the dawn of tudor england by thomas penn review h enry vii can look a dull king so dull that thomas penns title omits his name shakespeare drawn to the colour on either . Thomas penns winter king in a brilliant mash up of gothic horror and political biography david starkey once declared henry vii boring but in writing his magnus opus on the supposedly more interesting henry viii he got so caught up in the drama of henry viis court that henry viii is now largely being relegated to volume two of his own biography. Penn has pulled off a rare feat a brilliant and haunting evocation of the tudor world with irresistible echoes of the age of fear in which we now live winter king by thomas penn. Penn may or not have hired an agent in the course of writing and publishing this book and he cannot be accused of cutting out the footnotes but he has certainly jazzed up his language and his aim in the winter king must surely to have been to produce something for the bestselling non fiction list rather than a traditional piece of . Winter king by thomas penn as thomas penn shows us so vividly in winter king the first tudor monarch is as fascinating as his son and his life story nearly as full of drama and incident martin rubin the wall street journal
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