Philip Womack

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Philip Womack (born in 1981) is a British writer and journalist. Womack married Princess Tatiana von Preussen in 2014.[1][2]


Womack was educated at Lancing College, BPP Law School, and read Classics and English at Oriel College, Oxford.


Womack has written for The Daily Telegraph, The Times, The Times Literary Supplement, The Spectator,[3] The Tablet, The New Humanist[4] and The First Post.

His first novel, The Other Book, was published in January 2008,[5] by Bloomsbury Publishing. His second novel, The Liberators, was published by Bloomsbury in February 2010. He authored a trilogy of fantasy novels under the series title The Darkening Path. The books in the trilogy are The Broken King,[6] The King's Shadow,[7] and The King's Revenge, which were published in 2014, 2015, and 2016 respectively. The Double Axe, a retelling of the Minotaur myth, was published in 2016[8] .


  1. ^ "Cranleigh Literature Festival Brochure" (PDF). Cranleigh Arts Center. Retrieved 15 July 2016.
  2. ^ Walker, Tim (22 May 2014), "Jude Law refuses to take selfie with fan", The Telegraph, retrieved 15 July 2016
  3. ^ "The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters | G. W. Dalquist | Review by The Spectator". 27 January 2007. Archived from the original on 29 March 2012. Retrieved 29 February 2012.
  4. ^ "Philip Womack – Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel". New Humanist. Retrieved 29 February 2012.
  5. ^ "Bloomsbury Publishing Authors By Surname: A". Archived from the original on 21 November 2010. Retrieved 29 February 2012.
  6. ^ "Philip Womack's 'The Broken King' shortlisted for Haringey's Children Book Award". Royal Holloway, University of London. 2 February 2015. Retrieved 15 July 2016.
  7. ^ Feay, Suzi (29 May 2015). "'The King's Shadow', by Philip Womack". The Financial Times Limited. Retrieved 15 July 2016.
  8. ^ Williams, Imogen Russell (March 2016). "Bull's in Your Court". Literary Review. Retrieved 15 July 2016.

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