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'Lock ​Cromwell in a deep dungeon in the morning,' says Thomas More, 'and when you come back that night he'll be sitting on a plush cushion eating larks' tongues, and all the gaolers will owe him money.' England, the 1520s. Henry VIII is on the throne, but has no heir. Cardinal Wolsey is his chief advisor, charged with securing the divorce the pope refuses to grant. Into this atmosphere of distrust and need comes Thomas Cromwell, first as Wolsey's clerk, and later his successor. Cromwell is a wholly original man: the son of a brutal blacksmith, a political genius, a briber, a charmer, a bully, a man with a delicate and deadly expertise in manipulating people and events. Ruthless in pursuit of his own interests, he is as ambitious in his wider politics as he is for himself. His reforming agenda is carried out in the grip of a self-interested parliament and a king who fluctuates between romantic passions and murderous rages. From one of our finest living writers, Wolf Hall is that… (tovább)

Eredeti megjelenés éve: 2009

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Fourth Estate, Great Britain, 2010
654 oldal · puhatáblás · ISBN: 9780007230204
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560 oldal · ASIN: B002RI9ZZ4
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Henry Holt, New York, 2009
560 oldal · ASIN: B002UZ5K4Y

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Hilary Mantel: Wolf Hall

Mivel tobb regenyt es torteneti munkat olvastam mar a Tudor korrol, a torteneseket tekintve nem hozott nagy ujonsagot a konyv, kiveve termeszetesen a szemszoget. Orulok, hogy most Cromwell szemelyehez kerulhetek kozelebb ebben a sorozatban, valamint annak is, hogy ujabb szinnel bovul a paletta, ahogy VIII. Henrik, Boleyn Anna es Katalin alakot olt. Bele is kezdek a folytatasba, es nagyon remelem, hogy iden tenyleg megjelenik a trilogia harmadik kotete.


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