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|Named Person:||Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex; Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex|
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|ISBN:||9780007315093 0007315090 9780007353583 0007353588|
|Notes:||Sequel to: Wolf Hall.|
|Awards:||Winner of Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2012.
Winner of Costa Novel Award 2012.
Winner of Costa Book of the Year 2012.
Shortlisted for Women's Prize for Fiction 2013.
|Description:||xiii, 411 pages : genealogical tables ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Sequel to: Wolf hall. -"Winner of the Man Book Prize 2012" --
cover. -By 1535 Thomas Cromwell, the blacksmith's son, is far from his humble origins. Chief Minister to Henry VIII, his fortunes have risen with those of Anne Boleyn, Henry's second wife, for whose sake Henry has broken with Rome and created his own church. But Henry's actions have forced England into dangerous isolation, and Anne has failed to do what she promised: bear a son to secure the Tudor line. When Henry visits Wolf Hall, Cromwell watches as Henry falls in love with the silent, plain Jane Seymour. The minister sees what is at stake: not just the king's pleasure, but the safety of the nation.
'This is a bloody story about the death of Anne Boleyn, but Hilary Mantel is a writer who thinks through the blood. She uses her power of prose to create moral ambiguity and the real uncertainty of
- Cromwell, Thomas, -- Earl of Essex, -- 1485?-1540 -- Fiction.
- Cromwell, Thomas, -- Earl of Essex, -- 1485?-1540.
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- Great Britain.