Bring Up the Bodies (John MacRae Books) (Large Print / Hardcover)

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Historical fiction at its best! Hilary Mantel brings to life 16th century England in the second installment of the Wolf Hall trilogy. Bring Up the Bodies focuses on the demise of Anne Boleyn, as orchestrated by Thomas Cromwell. Mantel gives us a glimpse of this significant time period and the pressure that Thomas was under to keep the King happy. In using the viewpoint of Cromwell, Mantel is able to add interest to a story to which we already know the ending.

— Sandra, Seattle


The sequel to 'Wolf Hall', 'Bring up the Bodies' explores one of the most mystifying and frightening episodes in English history: the destruction of Anne Boleyn.

About the Author

Hilary Mantel is the bestselling author of ten previous novels, including "Wolf Hall," which sold more than 200,000 copies and won the 2009 Man Booker Prize. Her previous works include her novel, "A Place of Greater Safety," and her memoir, "Giving Up the Ghost." She lives in England with her husband.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781410450203
ISBN-10: 1410450201
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: Thorndike Press
Publication Date: September 26th, 2012
Pages: 683
Language: English
Series: John MacRae Books