I would listen to Wolf Hall again - I think the time period and characters in the book are fascinating and I loved listening to the story. I had to l..Show More »isten to the follow up immediately afterwards, as I missed hearing about the characters
A fictionalised work based on historical events, Thomas Cromwell is realised as as the chief bureaucrat to Henry VIII, successful at law, commerce and..Show More » influencing many. An intriguing man feared publicly but loved by family and friends, and never forgetting his humble origins or personal grief. Written in third person but using quotations and thoughts for dialogue this is jus brilliant writing by Mantel. Where in Wolf Hall the scenes and characters of the time were established, Bring Up the Bodies finishes the drama surrounding the controversial period of Anne Boleyn as Queen Consort in the early 16th Century. An endearing interpretation of English history and full of quotable one-liners, this is a must read (or listen of course.