Now Hilary Mantel—winner of the Booker Prize for Wolf Hall (available for $4.99 for a limited time)—turns her considerable talents to revisiting the end of Boleyn’s life in the sequel, Bring Up the Bodies, available for pre-order now. When King Henry VIII threw aside his queen in order to marry Boleyn, the scandal set in motion one of the most tumultuous periods of English history. So when the irascible Henry becomes disenchanted with Boleyn, her own life turns chaotic. Soon she’s facing a trial for adultery and treason, and her powerful family joins her in a fight for her life—a pivotal event that would help set the English Reformation in motion.
Fans of the fascinating history of Tudor England will delight in Mantel’s lush and evocative fictionalization.
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