Politics and passion are inextricably bound together in this compelling
drama. The Boleyn family is keen to rise through the ranks of society,
and what better way to attract the attention of the most powerful in the
land than to place their most beautiful young daughter at court? But Mary
becomes the King's mistress at a time of change and when he gets tired
of her, she sets out to school her sister, Anne, as a replacement.
Carson McCullers was born in 1917. She is the critically acclaimed author of several popular novels in the 1940s and '50s, including The Member of the Wedding (1946). Her novels frequently depicted...