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Wolf Hall : a novel

Author: Hilary MantelSimon SlaterMacmillan Audio (Firm)W.F. Howes, Ltd.Playaway Digital Audio.All authors
Publisher: Solon, Ohio : Playaway : [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC, [2012], ℗2009.
Series: [Wolf Hall trilogy, 1]
Edition/Format:   Audiobook : Sound recording : Fiction   Computer File : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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England is a heartbeat from disaster. If the king dies without a male heir, the country could be destroyed by civil war. Henry VIII wants to annul his marriage of twenty years and marry Anne Boleyn. The pope and Catholic Europe oppose him. The king's quest for freedom destroys his advisor, the brilliant Cardinal Wolsey, and creates a years-long power struggle between the Church and the Crown. Into this impasse steps  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
History
Historical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex; Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc., Sound recording
Document Type: Sound Recording, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hilary Mantel; Simon Slater; Macmillan Audio (Firm); W.F. Howes, Ltd.; Playaway Digital Audio.; Findaway World, LLC.
ISBN: 9781427228642 1427228647
OCLC Number: 779255605
Notes: One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for playback.
Title from Playaway label.
"HDAUDIO."
Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
Release date supplied by publisher.
Previously released by W.F. Howes, p2009; a Macmillan Audiobook from Henry Holt and Company.
Performer(s): Read by Simon Slater.
Description: 1 sound media player (approximately 23 hr.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Series Title: [Wolf Hall trilogy, 1]
Responsibility: Hilary Mantel.

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England is a heartbeat from disaster. If the king dies without a male heir, the country could be destroyed by civil war. Henry VIII wants to annul his marriage of twenty years and marry Anne Boleyn. The pope and Catholic Europe oppose him. The king's quest for freedom destroys his advisor, the brilliant Cardinal Wolsey, and creates a years-long power struggle between the Church and the Crown. Into this impasse steps Thomas Cromwell, a wholly original man, both a charmer and a bully, an idealist and an opportunist: Cromwell is a consummate politician, hardened by years abroad and his personal losses. Implacable in his ambition and self-taught, Cromwell soon becomes the country's most powerful figure after Henry. When Henry pursues his desire to marry Anne Boleyn, it is Cromwell who breaks the deadlock and allows the king his heart's desire.

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