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Review: Wolf Hall

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com

England in the 1520s is a heartbeat from disaster. If the king dies without a male heir, the country could be destroyed by civil war. Henry VIII wants to annul his marriage of twenty years and marry Anne Boleyn. The pope and most of Europe opposes him. Into this impasse steps Thomas Cromwell: a wholly original man, a charmer and a bully, both idealist and opportunist, astute in reading people, and ... Read full review

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User Review  - weedlit - LibraryThing

When I cracked open Wolf Hall, I was curious about what would make a contemporary work of historical fiction worthy of the Man Booker prize. The point of view is close third, and the story is told in ... Read full review

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User Review  - alexrichman - LibraryThing

A revisionist history of Cromwell ... assuming you know his original history! They say show, don't tell, and we're told how brilliant our hero is rather more than we're shown, for my liking. But being ... Read full review

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Wolf Hall
Great read!

great read!

User Review  - saniya bhalerao - Flipkart

very fascinating writing style and intricate detailing of characters are the USP of this book. Must red for fans of historic fictions. and flipkart thanks for amazing discount!!! Read full review

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User Review  - pcollins - LibraryThing

I enjoyed the read but at least 100 to 200 pages could have been cut from this as it really dragged a bit at times. Read full review

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