MODERN FICTION. Flora Chapman is in her fifties when her husband dies in a bizarre ballooning accident. Seizing upon her new found freedom, she decides to finish the history of their village that Edward had begun. A reference to Anne of Cleves, Henry VIII's fourth wife who he rejected for being ugly, captures Flora's imagination and she begins to delve deeper into the life of this neglected historical figure.Meanwhile, in the Louvre, Holbein's portrait of Anne of Cleves sense the tug of a connection and she begins to tell the real story of the injustices she suffered and just how she survived her marriage.
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Review: Amenable WomenUser Review - Caroline - Goodreads
This is an interesting two tier novel – firstly about a newly widowed woman living in modern times, and secondly about Anne of Cleves, briefly Henry VIII's fourth wife. The modern-day widow – Flora ... Read full review
Review: Amenable WomenUser Review - Goodreads
Thoroughly enjoyed this read - Flora was such a down-to-earth woman.