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Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
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bookshelves: adult-fiction-book-club

For the first half of this book I was treading water. Which Thomas which which? And which one was Lord of Norfolk and who was the Duke of Suffolk? But I'm glad I kept going. Some of the writing is stunning (I think I'll never forget the description of Cromwell's daughters Christmas pageant wings) and the narrative compelling. My pre-Mantel knowledge of the Tudors was of the divorced-beheaded-died-divorced-beheaded-survived variety. Wolf Hall has replaced this with incredibly nuanced portraits.
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Started Reading
August 5, 2013 – Finished Reading
September 16, 2013 – Shelved
September 16, 2013 – Shelved as: adult-fiction-book-club

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