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Book cover of Katharine Parr: The Sixth Wife by Alison Weir

Fiction From Fact | Alison Weir Interview

In this edition of Love Your Library, Kate caught up with bestselling historian and novelist Alison Weir. Her latest novel, Katharine Parr: The Sixth Wife, follows the story of the survivor of Henry VIII’s rule in the final instalment of Alison’s Six Tudor Queens series. We spoke with Alison about the difficulties of writing fiction about historical figures and the trials of Katharine Parr.

Other writing from Alison Weir includes Queen of the Crusades, In the Shadow of Queens, and A Tudor Christmas.

Isaac and Craig also spoke with Vicky from Eastleigh Library about one of her favourite reads, Nobody Told Me by Hollie McNish. A collection of diary entries and poetry that shine a light on the untold truths of parenthood.

If you enjoyed this episode of Love Your Library, you might also enjoy our interviews with Philippa Gregory and Tracy Chevalier.


Your library membership gives you free access to the amazing catalogue of eBooks and audiobooks on BorrowBox with several reads available for unlimited download each month. This month’s unlimited titles include:

Thanks to Alison Weir, Vicky from Eatleigh Library and to our supporter Borrowbox, the free library app that allows you to download eBooks and Audiobooks straight to your phone or tablet.