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32. Bring Up the Bodies: Hilary Mantel

Bring Up the Bodies picks up where the excellent Wolf Hall left off, both in terms of plot and brilliance. Henry VIII is now divorced from Katherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn is on the throne, soon to be pregnant with a much-hoped for son. 360 more words

Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

As a history student my specialism is the Early Modern Period, and especially the Religious changes and conflicts across Europe during the sixteenth century. I’ve just handed in my… 1,036 more words


Writing, success and endometriosis

“You really live on the verge of panic because you don’t know what’s going on inside you. And when the pain isn’t there, you know it’s waiting for you.   145 more words


"I am going out of life dragging their corpses."

I was going to say that it takes a great writer to bring me near tears at the death of Katherine of Aragon. The truth is, Hilary Mantel (author of… 428 more words


WWW Wednesdays - March 26th

This is a fun game I recently became aware of on on MizB’s blog, Should Be Reading.

To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions… 554 more words

RSC's Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies - A Review

Hilary Mantel’s two historical novels, both Man Booker Prize winners, have been adapted into plays by Mike Poulton for the Royal Shakespeare Company.

I was fortunate enough to see both of these new productions on Saturday 22nd March, the first, ‘ 493 more words

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