About the book
Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2012
Winner of the 2012 Costa Book of the Year
Shortlisted for the 2013 Women’s Prize for Fiction
‘Simply exceptional…I envy anyone who hasn’t yet read it’Daily Mail
‘A gripping story of tumbling fury and terror’ Independent on Sunday
With this historic win for Bring Up the Bodies, Hilary Mantel becomes the first British author and the first woman to be awarded two Man Booker Prizes.
By 1535 Thomas Cromwell is Chief Minister to Henry VIII, his fortunes having risen with those of Anne Boleyn, the king’s new wife.
But Anne has failed to give the king an heir, and Cromwell watches as Henry falls for plain Jane Seymour.
Cromwell must find a solution that will satisfy Henry, safeguard the nation and secure his own career.
But neither minister nor king will emerge unscathed from the bloody theatre of Anne’s final days.
About the Author
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Book Condition & Notes
Very good first edition in a very good dust-jacket. Some yellowing and minor warping to pages. Minor creasing and wear to the dust-jacket, and minor signs of wear to the hardcover. This book is located in our Brighton store, and may take longer for delivery.