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Tudor intrigue, downfall of a Queen.

If you're fascinated by the complex political machinations of Tudor history and the intricate portrayal of power dynamics, "Bring Up the Bodies" will be a compelling read for you. Through Mantel's masterful narrative, you'll experience the tense and treacherous atmosphere at the zenith of Anne Boleyn's influence and her precipitous fall from grace, all orchestrated by the enigmatic Thomas Cromwell. The book is a brilliant blend of historical accuracy and rich character development that will keep you captivated.

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Bring Up the Bodies

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ISBN: 9781250039866
Authors: Hilary Mantel
Publisher: Picador
Date of Publication: 2013-05-01
Format: Paperback
Goodreads rating: 4.28
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Though he battled for seven years to marry her, Henry is disenchanted with Anne Boleyn. She has failed to give him a son and her sharp intelligence and audacious will alienate his old friends and the noble families of England. When the discarded Katherine dies in exile from the court, Anne stands starkly exposed, the focus of gossip and malice.At a word from Henry, Thomas Cromwell is ready to bring her down. Over three terrifying weeks, Anne 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. 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 must ally with his natural enemies, the papist aristocracy. What price will he pay for Anne's head?
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