• The Last of Days

  • By: Paul Doherty
  • Narrated by: Peter Wickham
  • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 07-18-13
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Headline Digital
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 (2 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

In the final days of Henry VIII, one man is there to witness the demise of a legend...
Master historian Paul Doherty weaves his magic in an epic tale of murderous schemes and a blood-smattered political order. King Henry VIII, a fearsome figure of power and stature, lies upon his deathbed diminished by sickness and haunted by ghosts from his past. Only Will Somers, long-serving jester and confidant, sees all. While Henry is confined to his chamber, Will begins a journal that will document his King's last turbulent days. The country is fraught with tension. And with the King's son and heir just nine years old, there are many power-hungry councillors who will stop at nothing to better themselves.
Now as the King's health fails, rebellion threatens amidst widespread rumours of plots against him. With few allies remaining, will Henry himself become the final victim of his reckless, bloody reign?
©2013 Paul Doherty (P)2013 Headline Digital
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4 out of 5 stars
By Judith Bicknell on 10-13-13

Such Detail

If you could sum up The Last of Days in three words, what would they be?

More than history

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Last of Days?

Taking Henry's body for burial

Have you listened to any of Peter Wickham’s other performances? How does this one compare?

Not yet, but would do.

If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

When the fool is not a fool!

Any additional comments?

I really enjoyed the perspective and the detail. Peter Wickham's rendering helped make it come to life for me.

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5 out of 5 stars
By LET on 07-13-17

Another good story by Paul Doherty

A most interesting story showing a light on a part of history not often spoken about.

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