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7 Songs to Soundtrack the Geezer Life

May/June 2015: Austin. DC. Brooklyn. Miami. Home

1. There Was A Time/James Brown

2. Last Train Home/ Pat Metheny Group

3. Dat Dere/Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers… 53 more words

Art Blakey

Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel

Title: Bring Up the Bodies
Author: Hilary Mantel
Series: Thomas Cromwell Trilogy (book 2)
Source: Library Copy
Publisher: Henry Holt & Co

Book two of the Thomas Cromwell series picks up not to long where book 1 left us. 495 more words


Wolf Hall (Mantel)

I am generally reluctant to try historical fiction in part because I don’t really I understand the genre. (I don’t understand genre, in general.) I mean, aren’t all novels set in a certain period of time? 243 more words


Bring up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel (2012)

Looking back, it seems that Hilary Mantel’s Tudor epics have served as substantial bookends to my six years at Bristol University.  When I started my part-time English Literature degree in 2009, the last book I chose to read for pleasure before being overwhelmed by required syllabus reading was… 62 more words

Five of the Best!


Each month this year, I’ll be looking back over my reviews of the past five years and picking out my favourite from each year. 1,034 more words

Book Review

The Personal is Political: Power and Royal Bodies in Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies

I’ve spent the last month in early modern Europe, with an exceptional guide: the company of Thomas Cromwell, the most ambitious, clever and successful counselor at the court of Henry VIII. 790 more words

Victorians Revisited And Other Ghosts

Book Review: Bring Up the Bodies

Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel, Picador, 2012, 406 pp.

After finishing Wolf Hall, I couldn’t wait to dive in to Bring Up the Bodies… 375 more words

Book Review