Hilary Mantel's 'bring Up The Bodies' Brings Cromwell, Boleyn Back Into The Limelight

'Bring Up the Bodies,' Hilary Mantel's sequel to 'Wolf Hall,' goes on sale May 8 at bookstores and through online merchants, continuing the tale of Thomas Cromwell in Tudor time, where the wrong move could result in a lost head.

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    Alternately thoughtful and thuggish, trying to keep his head in a treacherous world, Mantel's Cromwell has ... moral ambiguity." "Bring Up the Bodies" traces the intertwined fates of Cromwell and the monarch's second wife, Anne Boleyn, who fell from ...
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  • British author Hilary Mantel wins 2012 Man Booker Prize for 'Bring Up The Bodies'
    Bring Up the Bodies' is also the first sequel to win the prize. It and 'Wolf Hall' are parts of a planned trilogy about Thomas Cromwell, the powerful and ambiguous chief minister to King Henry VIII. Hilary Mantel's novel ... Anne Boleyn, who fell from ...
    10/16/2012 - 10:37 am | View Link
  • Hilary Mantel's Bring up the Bodies wins Booker Prize
    Bring up the Bodies, like Wolf Hall, is told through the eyes of Henry's adviser Thomas Cromwell, a hard, smart and dangerous man. In the second novel, Cromwell schemes to allow Henry to divorce his wife, Anne Boleyn, who ends up losing her head at at the ...
    10/16/2012 - 10:27 am | View Link
  • Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel: review for Man Booker Prize 2012
    “knocked on the head by the butcher” as Mantel’s Cromwell puts it. Anne has become another staging post in Henry’s ramble through the carnal, political and sacral corruptions of absolute power. In Bring Up the Bodies, all Henry’s ...
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  • 'Bring Up the Bodies' by Hilary Mantel
    BRING UP THE BODIES, by Hilary Mantel. Henry Holt, 407 pp., $28. In Hilary Mantel's 2009 Booker Prize ... Then again, the acutely self-aware Cromwell no doubt can anticipate his own eventual fall from grace. When he accuses Anne Boleyn's brother of incest ...
    05/16/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • Hilary Mantel
    Hilary Mary Mantel CBE is an English writer whose work ranges in subject from personal memoir and short story to historical fiction and essay. She has twice been ...
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  • Wolf Hall
    Wolf Hall (2009) is a multi-award winning historical novel by English author Hilary Mantel, published by Fourth Estate, named after the Seymour family seat of ...
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    It is at Wolf Hall in 1536 that the king, in Mantel's sequel Bring Up the Bodies, will encounter Jane Seymour, who to her family "has as much use as a blancmange" but ...
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  • Bring Up the Bodies (Thomas Cromwell, #2) by Hilary Mantel ...
    The normally flinty James Wood recently wrote what can only be characterized as an extended mash note to Hilary Mantel in the New Yorker, based on this ...
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