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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)

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It took me forever to finish this book! But it isn't the books fault, life kept interfering with my reading time. This book requires concentration and attention to keep track of all the characters ... Read full review

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

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Hilary Mantel is such a great writer. I think my favorite thing about this book is how accessible it makes history for the lay person. I felt genuinely convinced by her narrative (except for a few ... Read full review

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

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Love the way the story is told. I have re-read this books several times. Read full review

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

User Review  - Goodreads

Have read several books about Henry VIII and wives but this was a different perspective. According to Cromwell, Anne Boelyn was a real bitch. Read full review

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

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Excellent second volume in this series of English historical fiction, based on Oliver Cromwell. Read pre-GR, date read estimated. Read full review

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