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Staging Tudor History – A Review of “Bring Up the Bodies”

By Denise Hansen

Denise Hansen has an academic background in history and education and worked for 30 years with Parks Canada in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She is a self-confessed Tudor history fan with a special interest in Anne Boleyn. 1,096 more words

Hilary Mantel

The Fabric of Wolf Hall

I grew up reading a lot of historical fiction. From the age of about ten, I devoured novels by Jean Plaidy, Margaret Irwin and Margaret Campbell Barnes, and particularly enjoyed their books about Henry VIII. 884 more words


Book Review: Bring Up the Bodies (Thomas Cromwell #2)

“The things you think are the disasters in your life are not the disasters really. Almost anything can be turned around: out of every ditch, a path, if you can only see it.” 916 more words


[689] Bring Up the Bodies - Hilary Mantel

” Anne, it appears, was a book left open on a desk for anyone to write on the pages, where only her husband should inscribe. ” (Part Two, II p.383) 568 more words


An audience with Cromwell, how Hilary Mantel resurrected the forgotten underdog

By Hannah Silverman

“She’s in the audience most nights, you know?” the ticket salesman tells me at the Aldwych Theatre. “She comes in all the time and talks to everyone. 839 more words


Royal Shakespeare Company Hit 'Wolf Hall' Moves to Broadway with Original Stars

“Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2,” the rebranded two-part theater event that originated at the Royal Shakespeare Company as “Wolf Hall” and “Bring Up the Bodies,” has mapped out its route to Broadway, landing at the Winter Garden Theater in an April opening. 199 more words


Literary Pop: Wolf Hall

“It is all very well planning what you will do in six months, what you will do in a year, but it’s no good at all if you don’t have a plan for tomorrow.” 531 more words

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