Philippa Gregory

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Philippa Gregory is the author of many bestselling novels, including The Other Boleyn Girl, and is a recognized authority on women’s history. Her work has been adapted for the screen in The Other Boleyn Girl movie and the critically acclaimed STARZ miniseries The White Queen and The White Princess. Her most recent novel is The Last Tudor. She graduated from the University of Sussex and received a PhD from the University of Edinburgh, where she is a Regent. She holds two honorary degrees from Teesside University and the University of Sussex. She is a fellow of the Universities of Sussex and Cardiff and was awarded the 2016 Harrogate Festival Award for Contribution to Historical Fiction. She welcomes visitors to her website, PhilippaGregory.com.

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Dark Tracks
The Last Tudor
Order of Darkness Volumes I-III
Wideacre
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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Walk Home.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Regret is really a complete waste of time unless you use it to change.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. My charity, Gardens for the Gambia, which has put more than a hundred wells in primary schools in The Gambia, changing the lives of thousands of children.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. I like Dorothea in Middlemarch.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. I very much admire Nelson Mandela for his ability to forgive and be happy.

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