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Bring up the bodies : a novel

Bring up the bodies : a novel
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Author Mantel, Hilary
Title Bring up the bodies : a novel [electronic resource] /
Publisher [Sydney] : : Fourth Estate,, 2014.
Note Downloadable eBook.
With this historic win for ?Bring Up the Bodies?, Hilary Mantel becomes the first British author and the first woman to be awarded two Man Booker Prizes (her first was for ?Wolf Hall? in 2009). By 1535 Thomas Cromwell is Chief Minister to Henry VIII, his fortunes having risen with those of Anne Boleyn, the king?s new wife. But Anne has failed to give the king an heir, and Cromwell watches as Henry falls for plain Jane Seymour. Cromwell must find a solution that will satisfy Henry, safeguard the nation and secure his own career. But neither minister nor king will emerge unscathed from the bloody theatre of Anne?s final days. ?The greatest modern English prose writer working today? Sir Peter Stothard, Chairman of the Man Booker Prize ??Bring Up the Bodies? is simply exceptional? I envy anyone who hasn?t yet read it? Sandra Parsons, Daily Mail ?A gripping story of tumbling fury and terror? Philip Hensher, Independent on Sunday ?In another league. This ongoing story of Henry VIII?s right-hand man is the finest piece of historical fiction I have ever read. A staggering achievement? Sarah Crompton, Sunday Telegraph ?Great novel - worthy companion to Wolf Hall ? Hurry up with the third novel Hilary? Daily Express.
Classification Adult.
Subject Historical fiction. -- FICTION / Historical. -- FICTION / Literary. -- Electronic books
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