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BRING UP THE BODIES

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Second in Mantel's trilogy charting the Machiavellian trajectory of Thomas Cromwell.The Booker award-winning first volume, Wolf Hall (2009), ended before the titular residence, that of Jane Seymour's family, figured significantly in the life of King Henry VIII. Seeing through Cromwell's eyes, a point of view she has thoroughly assimilated, Mantel approaches the major events slantwise, as Cromwell ... Read full review

Review: Bring Up the Bodies

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Ray Palen

BRING UP THE BODIES won Hilary Mantel the 2012 Man Booker Prize. This was no easy feat as the subject matter was a retelling of one of the most wellknown eras in world history the emergence of King Henry VIII of England. To take such popular material and convert to a fictionalized account is a difficult task and one that Mantel took quite seriously. She is purported to have created her own card ... Read full review

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Review: Bring Up the Bodies (Thomas Cromwell Trilogy #2)

User Review  - Claudia Vizena - Goodreads

I can't tell you how much seeing "He, Cromwell" over and over ruined the book for me. What was Hilary thinking?? Had I read this book before "A Place of Greater Safety" I would probably never have ... Read full review

Review: Bring Up the Bodies (Thomas Cromwell Trilogy #2)

User Review  - Martha - Goodreads

Loved this one too. Watching Cromwell navigate and manipulate as the evidence mounted was enthralling. Read full review

Review: Bring Up the Bodies (Thomas Cromwell Trilogy #2)

User Review  - Kai Palchikoff - Goodreads

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Review: Bring Up the Bodies (Thomas Cromwell Trilogy #2)

User Review  - Raquel - Goodreads

OK, yeah, this is great. But while the first was a brilliant, fascinating character study, this was action action action. Which, of course, made is totally readable and hard to put down, but I missed the first book's humanity a little bit. Read full review

Review: Bring Up the Bodies (Thomas Cromwell Trilogy #2)

User Review  - Melissa - Goodreads

Hot damn! This book is tremendous. I thought all my woe regarding Anne Boleyn had been wrung out of me after reading The Other Boleyn Girl but oh my was I wrong. Read full review

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