Bring up the Bodies (Wolf Hall Trilogy, Book 2) by Hilary Mantel

By Hilary Mantel

The sequel to Hilary Mantel's 2009 guy Booker Prize winner and New York Times bestseller, Wolf Hall delves into the guts of Tudor background with the downfall of Anne Boleyn

Though he battled for seven years to marry her, Henry is dissatisfied with Anne Boleyn. She has didn't supply him a son and her sharp intelligence and audacious will alienate his outdated pals and the noble households of britain. whilst the discarded Katherine dies in exile from the court docket, Anne stands starkly uncovered, the focal point of gossip and malice.

At a note from Henry, Thomas Cromwell is able to carry her down. Over 3 terrifying weeks, Anne is ensnared in an online of conspiracy, whereas the demure Jane Seymour stands ready her flip for the poisoned marriage ceremony ring. yet Anne and her strong kin won't yield and not using a ferocious fight. Hilary Mantel's Bring Up the Bodies follows the dramatic trial of the queen and her suitors for adultery and treason. To defeat the Boleyns, Cromwell needs to best friend along with his average enemies, the papist aristocracy. What rate will he pay for Anne's head?

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Louis thought, She had to learn how to cry so no one could hear her. Louis knew what his father would do. “Wait here,” he said. The heat from the farmhouse kitchen wrapped around Louis like a warm coat. A kettle hung over the glowing coals. He sniffed the smell of his favorite whitefish stew. Louis had caught the whitefish himself. “Supper is nearly ready, Louis,” his mother said. “I’ll be done with the boat in a minute, Mama. ” In the cubbyhole that was his bedroom Louis opened the window and threw out 32 the quilt from his bed, along with a sweater and a jacket.

Louis knew what his father would do. “Wait here,” he said. The heat from the farmhouse kitchen wrapped around Louis like a warm coat. A kettle hung over the glowing coals. He sniffed the smell of his favorite whitefish stew. Louis had caught the whitefish himself. “Supper is nearly ready, Louis,” his mother said. “I’ll be done with the boat in a minute, Mama. ” In the cubbyhole that was his bedroom Louis opened the window and threw out 32 the quilt from his bed, along with a sweater and a jacket.

Mama will know the boat’s gone. ” Sarah threw her arms around Louis. Lucy hugged his leg. The two boys shook hands. “I’ll come over this summer and we’ll get us a sturgeon,” Louis promised. Then Louis left them to their new freedom. 44 The cold wind stung his face. Over and over Louis had to break the ice with his paddle. His hands were so cold he could hardly hold the oars. The boat was lighter now and easier to row. It was also a lot easier to be afraid when you were alone. He wished Tyler were there.

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