Wolf Hall

His reforming agenda is carried out in the grip of a selfinterested parliament and a king who fluctuates between romantic passions and murderous rages.From one of our finest living writers, Wolf Hall is that very rare thing: a truly great ...

Wolf Hall

Wolf Hall

England, the 1520s. Henry VIII is on the throne, but has no heir. Cardinal Wolsey is his chief advisor, charged with securing the divorce the pope refuses to grant. Into this atmosphere of distrust and need comes Thomas Cromwell, first as Wolsey's clerk, and later his Cromwell is a wholly original man: the son of a brutal blacksmith, a political genius, a briber, a charmer, a bully, a man with a delicate and deadly expertise in manipulating people and events. Ruthless in pursuit of his own interests, he is as ambitious in his wider politics as he is for himself. His reforming agenda is carried out in the grip of a selfinterested parliament and a king who fluctuates between romantic passions and murderous rages.From one of our finest living writers, Wolf Hall is that very rare thing: a truly great English novel, one that explores the intersection of individual psychology and wider politics. With a vast array of characters, and richly overflowing with incident, it peels back history to show us Tudor England as a half-made society, moulding itself us Tudor England as a half-made society, moulding itself

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Wolf Hall
Language: en
Pages: 653
Authors: Hilary Mantel
Categories: Cromwell, Thomas, Earl of Essex, 1485?-1540
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher:

England, the 1520s. Henry VIII is on the throne, but has no heir. Cardinal Wolsey is his chief advisor, charged with securing the divorce the pope refuses to grant. Into this atmosphere of distrust and need comes Thomas Cromwell, first as Wolsey's clerk, and later his Cromwell is a wholly
Wolf Hall
Language: en
Pages: 640
Authors: Hilary Mantel
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-04 - Publisher: Picador

WINNER OF THE 2009 MAN BOOKER PRIZE WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR FICTION A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The first novel in Hilary Mantel’s magnificent trilogy about Thomas Cromwell and Henry VIII, in a gorgeous new edition to celebrate the trilogy’s completion with the #1 New
Wolf Hall: Winner of the Man Booker Prize (The Wolf Hall Trilogy, Book 1)
Language: en
Pages: 672
Authors: Hilary Mantel
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-04-30 - Publisher: HarperCollins UK

Winner of the Man Booker Prize Shortlisted for the the Orange Prize Shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award `Dizzyingly, dazzlingly good' Daily Mail ‘Our most brilliant English writer’ Guardian
The Wolf Hall Companion
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Lauren MacKay
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-03 - Publisher: Batsford

An accessible but hugely authoritative companion to the bestselling Wolf Hall trilogy by Hilary Mantel, published after the third and final book, The Mirror and the Light. Giving an historian's view of what we know about Thomas Cromwell, it also works as a concise Tudor history primer, covering the key
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel (Book Analysis)
Language: en
Pages: 48
Authors: Bright Summaries
Categories: Study Aids
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-03 - Publisher: BrightSummaries.com

Unlock the more straightforward side of Wolf Hall with this concise and insightful summary and analysis! This engaging summary presents an analysis of Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel, which follows Thomas Cromwell as he rises from humble beginnings as a blacksmith’s son to a position of virtually unmatched influence at

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