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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  - jerry-book - LibraryThing

I have a question. How did this win the Booker Prize? It is a good idea. Tell the story of the Tudors from the viewpoint of Cromwell. Make him the hero and More the bad guy. But when there are so many ... Read full review

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User Review  - quiBee - LibraryThing

An extremely good book that gives the reader a real sense of the personalities of Henry VIII's England, as well as the circumstances around the rise of Anne Boleyn. Thomas Cromwell comes to life in ... Read full review

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User Review  - joyhclark - LibraryThing

I'm always amazed at historical fiction writers' abilities to weave details into an already-established narrative. It's an art, and Hillary Mantel is a brilliant artist. Read full review

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User Review  - HelenGress - LibraryThing

Beautifully written- but very dragged out. I really enjoyed certain parts of the book and usually find historical fiction quite satisfying but found this book took me forever to complete. But when I ... Read full review

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