Bring up the Bodies (Wolf Hall Trilogy, Book 2) by Hilary Mantel

By Hilary Mantel

The sequel to Hilary Mantel's 2009 guy Booker Prize winner and New York Times bestseller, Wolf Hall delves into the center of Tudor background with the downfall of Anne Boleyn

Though he battled for seven years to marry her, Henry is disillusioned with Anne Boleyn. She has did not provide him a son and her sharp intelligence and audacious will alienate his outdated pals and the noble households of britain. whilst the discarded Katherine dies in exile from the court docket, Anne stands starkly uncovered, the focal point of gossip and malice.

At a note from Henry, Thomas Cromwell is able to carry her down. Over 3 terrifying weeks, Anne is ensnared in an online of conspiracy, whereas the demure Jane Seymour stands ready her flip for the poisoned marriage ceremony ring. yet Anne and her robust kin won't yield with no ferocious fight. Hilary Mantel's Bring Up the Bodies follows the dramatic trial of the queen and her suitors for adultery and treason. To defeat the Boleyns, Cromwell needs to best friend together with his common enemies, the papist aristocracy. What rate will he pay for Anne's head?

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God, I was fed up with hearing a receiver being hung up in my ear! In fact, I was fed up with the whole strikebreaking racket. I flew out to San Francisco. Raspy Voice turned out to be a gent with a badly scarred face and neck. His name was Vincent. It looked like he’d been through a fire, and I thought that this might be the reason for his hoarseness. But I didn’t ask. He introduced me to his boss – and my boss too – Don Calabria, whose business covered the whole continent. I was offered a position as righthand man, as compensation for services rendered over many years.

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