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Duration: 14:30:00.
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Read by Simon Vance.
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At a word from Henry, Thomas Cromwell is ready to bring her down. Over three terrifying weeks, Anne Boleyn is ensnared in a web of conspiracy, while the demure Jane Seymour stands waiting her turn for the poisoned wedding ring. But Anne and her powerful family will not yield without a ferocious struggle. To defeat the Boleyns, Cromwell must ally with his natural enemies, the papist aristocracy. What price will he pay for Anne's head?
Subject: Cromwell, Thomas, Earl of Essex, 1485?-1540 > Fiction.
Anne Boleyn, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England, 1507-1536 > Fiction.
Great Britain > History > Henry VIII, 1509-1547 > Fiction.
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Bring up the Bodies a Novel
Bring up the Bodies a Novel
by Mantel, Hilary
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Bring up the Bodies a Novel

Hilary Mantel was born in Glossop, Derbyshire, England on July 6, 1952. She studied law at the London School of Economics and Sheffield University. She worked as a social worker in Botswana for five years, followed by four years in Saudi Arabia. She returned to Britain in the mid-1980s. In 1987 she was awarded the Shiva Naipaul Memorial Prize for an article about Jeddah. She worked as a film critic for The Spectator from 1987 to 1991. She has written numerous books including Eight Months on Ghazzah Street, A Place of Greater Safety, A Change of Climate, The Giant, O'Brien, Giving up the Ghost: A Memoir, and Beyond Black. She has won several awards for her work including the Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize, the Cheltenham Prize and the Southern Arts Literature Prize for Fludd; the 1996 Hawthornden Prize for An Experiment in Love, the 2009 Man Booker Prize for Wolf Hall, and the 2012 Man Booker Prize for Bring up the Bodies. She made The New York Times Best Seller List with her title The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher. (Bowker Author Biography)


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