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H. M. Castor has been obsessed with the Tudors since primary school. She studied
Tudor History at Cambridge University, and despite spending time after that doing
a variety of jobs – including teaching English in Prague and working as a Benesh
Movement Notator for the Royal Ballet – the Tudors have never lost their hold on
her. In particular she has been fascinated by the story of Henry VIII.

“I’ve read a great deal about his life,” she says, “but still a huge question has remained: just how does this extraordinary boy become one of the most villainous kings in British
history? He is vastly talented, has astonishing warrior skills, and is said to be a model of virtue. So what turns him into a monster? In writing VIII I’ve set out to answer that question.”

H. M. Castor lives in Bristol with her husband and two daughters.

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VIII by H. M. Castor
VIII
H. M. Castor
This is the story of Henry VIII from handsome young prince to cruel king. How did this talented skillful warrior turn into a villainous monster? This is historical fiction from a different angle with the tension of a psychological thriller...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2011

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