Bring Up the Bodies: A Novel by Hilary Mantel

This historical novel continues the story of Thomas Cromwell, advisor to King Henry VIII of England. The narrative follows Cromwell's rise in power and the political machinations that lead to the downfall of Anne Boleyn. It showcases the manipulative and treacherous world of the Tudor court, where a single misstep can lead to disgrace and execution. Despite the danger, Cromwell manages to navigate the treacherous waters, using his intelligence and cunning to survive.

The 3225th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 288

Since this book was first published in 2012, there is a penalty of 60.8%. The age adjusted score is 112.9.

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