The Dead Queens Club (Hardcover)

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Our cast: Henry VIII and his six wives. Our setting: a modern day high school that has more than an average amount of drama (well, it is the Tudors!). The result: a masterpiece of humor-meets-history. When Annie (a.k.a Cleveland a.k.a. Cleves a.k.a Girlfriend # 4) meets Henry he’s disgustingly in love with his disgustingly perfect girlfriend #1, Lina. Two years later, he’s on girlfriend #6 (Cat Parr) and numbers 2 (Anna Boleyn) and 5 (Katie) are dead. Under mysterious circumstances. As Cleves investigates her best friend at the behest of Cat and Parker (Katie’s best friend), she struggles to come to terms with the different sides of Henry she begins to uncover. A clever concept with excellent execution (no pun intended) carries a fiercely feminist message about double standards, the deadly consequences of male anger, slut shaming, the assumptions we make about girls, and the power of female friendships.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9781335542236
ISBN-10: 133554223X
Publisher: Inkyard Press
Publication Date: January 29th, 2019
Pages: 464
Language: English