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Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
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Jun 05, 10

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A fascinating recreation of the early 1500's when Henry VIII, with help from Thomas Cromwell, is trying to dump wife #1 and marry wife #2. A bit over-long and stuffed with too many names and details.
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Sarah I'm trying to get through this one!


Janet It was a bit of a slog, and I happened to really enjoy studying this era when I was in 7th grade. Cromwell is a likable character, though at times he seems too good to be true! Were these other people just idiots that he shined in comparison, or what?


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