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The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher by Hilary Mantel

Like many, I’m still waiting for Mantel’s third book in her Cromwell series, which “Wolf Hall” began. These 10 short stories gave me an appetizer for her style and wit. She really can pack a lot into a sentence. Gwenamon … Continue reading

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Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel

Although the first couple pages of this sequel to Wolf Hall completely confused me and made me fear for what was to come, I ended up loving this book as much as its predecessor. (BTW, the confusion clears up. ;)) … Continue reading

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Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

Finally, a new take on Henry VIII. Mantel tells the tales of Henry’s court all through the eyes of Thomas Cromwell. Specifically, the novel describes his rise to power. The tone and language are captivating and the novel is quite … Continue reading

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