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  1. Wendy Wendy says:

    Wolf Hall ePUB Ð Paperback wolf book, hall download, Wolf HallWolf Hall PDFHave you ever been with a group of people when someone tells a joke and the rest of the group thinks it s hilarious but you just don t get it Wolf Hall was that way for me So many people think it s brilliant while I couldn t maintain enough interest to finish it.I love historical fiction, especially from this time period, so I expected to really like this one I thought that telling the story of Henry VIII from the viewpoint of Cromwell was an interesting twist and I looked forward to learning about him So what was the problem Well, for starters, the writing style took turns irritating and confusing me Quotation marks are apparently optional, making it hard to figure out that you re reading dialogue until you get to the he said Speaking of which, the author relies heavily on the prono


  2. Lewis Weinstein Lewis Weinstein says:

    Wolf Hall ePUB Ð Paperback wolf book, hall download, Wolf HallWolf Hall PDFI just started Wolf Hall, and I find the relentless use of he to be extremely irritating In the first several chapters, there are dozens of instances where it is not clear who is speaking Every once in a while, as if recognizing the problem she has created, Mantel uses the phrase he, Cromwell Why not just say Cromwell Unless there is some good reason which I can t imagine, this sort of obfuscation is just lazy writing which disrespects the reader May I re think that, based on a comment by another reader It s not


  3. Jeffrey Keeten Jeffrey Keeten says:

    Wolf Hall ePUB Ð Paperback wolf book, hall download, Wolf HallWolf Hall PDFSuppose within each book there is another book, and within every letter on every page another volume constantly unfolding but these volumes take no space on the desk Suppose knowledge could be reduced to a quintessence, held within a picture, a sign, held within a place which is no place Suppose the human skull were to become capacious, spaces opening inside it, humming chambers like beehives Thomas Cromwell by Hans Holbein Cromwell was a great supporter of Holbein and personal gave him many commissions for paint


  4. Teresa Teresa says:

    Wolf Hall ePUB Ð Paperback wolf book, hall download, Wolf HallWolf Hall PDFThe thing to remember when starting this book is that 99% percent of the time the pronoun he refers to Cromwell, even at times when the sentence st


  5. Paul Bryant Paul Bryant says:

    Wolf Hall ePUB Ð Paperback wolf book, hall download, Wolf HallWolf Hall PDFFor the first 100 pages I was like a Monkees song, you know the one Cue cute organ guitar intro I thought great historical novels about the 16th century were only true in fairy talesMeant for someone else but not for meMmm, historical novelists were out to get meThat s the way it seemedDisappointment haunted all my dreams Then I read Wolf Hall Now I m a believer Not a trace of doubt in my mind


  6. Will Byrnes Will Byrnes says:

    Wolf Hall ePUB Ð Paperback wolf book, hall download, Wolf HallWolf Hall PDFThe fate of peoples is made like this, two men in small rooms Forget the coronations, the conclaves of cardinals, the pomp and processions This is how the world changes a counter pushed across a table, a pen stroke that alters the force of a phrase, a woman s sigh as she passes and leaves on the air a trail of orange flower or rose water her hand pulling close the bed curtain, the discrete sigh of flesh against flesh Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown but really, crown wearers seem to have little difficulty with fabrication Do they mean lie, as in lying down I mean I would take it off before going to bed It might get pretty uncomfortable trying to sleep with that thing still on Wouldn t it be accurate to say uneasy sits the head that wears the crown, although that creates in my tiny mind an image of Mister Potato head, with legs and feet You know you want to see that, so go ah


  7. Riku Sayuj Riku Sayuj says:

    Wolf Hall ePUB Ð Paperback wolf book, hall download, Wolf HallWolf Hall PDFI treat this novel as a qualified failure of an experiment qualified since I am open to the possibility that the failure was mine and I sincerely wish that Mantel does not win the Booker this year I just cannot bring myself to spend


  8. Sean Barrs the Bookdragon Sean Barrs the Bookdragon says:

    Wolf Hall ePUB Ð Paperback wolf book, hall download, Wolf HallWolf Hall PDFHilary Mantel sure knows how to write her prose is eloquent and sophisticated Stylistically speaking, she is very distinctive Very few writers wield grammar the way she does she uses every means of punctuation at her disposal to achieve real effectual writing At some points her writing is simply beautiful, but there are also some real difficulties associated with it This is a hard novel to read It chronicles the life of Thomas Cromwell, and the narrative is focalised through him However, at times it did become incredibly confusing Mantel uses the third person, and repeatedly uses the pronoun he But, who is the he in question During one long piece of dialogue it became difficult to realise who was speaking Both the Duke of Norfolk and Thomas were having a pretty in depth discussion about politics and so forth, both were referred to as he frequently This may


  9. Emily O Emily O says:

    Wolf Hall ePUB Ð Paperback wolf book, hall download, Wolf HallWolf Hall PDFDo you ever wonder about why people choose to read the books they do Well, I can tell you, I read Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel because it won the Book Prize For Fiction in 2009 You see, The


  10. karen karen says:

    Wolf Hall ePUB Ð Paperback wolf book, hall download, Wolf HallWolf Hall PDFhilary mantel is such a tease she calls her book wolf hall because she knows i have a crush on jane seymour, and then she just blah blah blahs about thomas cromwell for 500 pages, feeding me only tiny bites of jane sigh me and hil have always had a rocky history.i have read four of her books now, and have only really liked one beyond black but i keep trying this one was for class, but i probably would have read it anyway, because this summer i read a nice fat bio of henry VIII and really enjoyed a lot of characters in his court but it is so frustrating, reading historical fiction or biographies this is only my third tudor book because, yes, i totally read the other boleyn girl , and the malleability of history and the filters through which authors present these people is terribly inconsistent, depending on their own prejudices i


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Wolf Hall Wolf Hall ePUB Ð Paperback wolf book, hall download, Wolf HallWolf Hall PDFEngland in the s is a heartbeat from disaster If the king dies without a male heir, the country could be destroyed by civil war Henry VIII wants to annul his marriage of twenty years and marry Anne Boleyn The pope and most of Europe opposes him Into this impasse steps Thomas Cromwell a wholly original man, a charmer and a bully, both idealist and opportunist, astute in reading people, and implacable in his ambition But Henry is volatile one day tender, one day murderous Cromwell helps him break the opposition, but what will be the price of his triumph.