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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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User Review  - tess_schoolmarm - LibraryThing

Thomas Cromwell, a man of modest genes had risen to the highest position in the land, gaining natural and man-made enemies along the way. Cromwell demonstrated a penchant for getting anything done, no ... Read full review

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User Review  - countrylife - LibraryThing

I love historical fiction for adding layers of reality onto the bones of the facts learnt in school days, and the better executed the more enjoyable. This one, focusing on the time of Anne Boleyn’s ... Read full review

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User Review  - Northern_Light - LibraryThing

This is the second book in the series of the life of Thomas Cromwell and is just as strong and powerful as the first. It covers the period of Anne Boleyn and her downfall as Henry VIII desperately ... Read full review

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User Review  - cookierooks - LibraryThing

Gotta love the Tudors. You should probably read Wolf Hall first, cause it's the first in the series. The "voice" is Thomas Cromwell, and it takes a chapter or two to figure out that it's basically ... Read full review

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User Review  - lilibrarian - LibraryThing

The story of Henry VIII, Thomas Cromwell, and the dissolution of the king's marriage to Anne Boleyn. Read full review

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