Philippa Gregory

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Philippa Gregory is the author of several bestselling novels, including The Other Boleyn Girl, and is a recognized authority on women’s history. Her Cousins’ War novels are the basis for the critically acclaimed Starz miniseries The White Queen. She graduated from the University of Sussex and received a PhD from the University of Edinburgh, where she is a Regent. She holds an honorary degree from Teesside University, and is a fellow of the Universities of Sussex and Cardiff. She welcomes visitors to her website, PhilippaGregory.com.

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Untitled YA Book 4
Something to Read About

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How was Anne Neville's story?

Philippa Gregory discusses how she found researching Anne Neville's story and how it differed to the rest of the story.

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Walk Home.

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. I should love to meet Elizabeth I and ask her about the mysteries of her time: her attitude to marriage, to Mary, Queen of Scots, the reasons behind her decisions.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. I hate not being able to work modern technology.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Lovelace in Richardson's Clarissa

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Voila!-- ever since I wrote in the character of Mary, Queen of Scots in The Other Queen

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