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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  - treehorse - LibraryThing

Lovely prose and a great few minor characters. Took me forever to wade through this. mostly due to reading only during lunch breaks, but also because the minutiae of some of Cromwell's affair are very very dry. Read full review

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User Review  - N.W.Moors - LibraryThing

After four tries and almost ten years, I have finally finished Wolf Hall. It's a book that should be right up my alley; I very familiar with British history and the characters portrayed in this novel ... Read full review

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User Review  - antao - LibraryThing

Felled, dazed, silent, he has fallen; knocked full length on the cobbles of the yard. His chapters turn sideways; his pages are turned toward the gate, as if someone might arrive to help him out. One ... Read full review

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User Review  - fionaanne - LibraryThing

Not sure why this book is so lauded. A mediocre read in my opinion. Read full review

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