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    Cromwell’s character development is quite subtle throughout Wolf Hall; he seems a fully mature and wise counselor from the very start of the novel. He feels mercy for the disgraced Katherine of...

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    Wolf Hall is Hilary Mantel's novel about Thomas Cromwell, who advised King Henry VIII. It is the first of a trilogy, followed by Bring Up the Bodies and the third, as yet unpublished, The Mirror...

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    Wolf Hall is told from Cromwell’s point of view and thus there are many moments where the reader views him much more sympathetically than has history. One touching scene which is perhaps not in...

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    Wolf Hall is a 2009 novel by English writer Hilary Mantel. It is also currently a BBC mini-series. The story takes place from 1500 to 1535. It is a historical fiction based on Thomas Cromwell's...

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    One dominant theme in Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall, first novel of a trilogy about the Tudor dynasty, concerns the dangers of rise in power, even the dangers of ambition.Mantel illustrates the dangers...

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    Hilary Mantel ends her novel of the devious dealings of the British royal court and powerful historical figures with Thomas Cromwell's visiting the home of Jane Seymour, a lady-in-waiting to Queen...

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    What is fascinating about this novel is the way that Mantel lays open the workings of a court and how power is gained and how decisions are made. What is particularly intriguing is the gap between...

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    Overtly, the world of the Tudors set in 16th century England and the world of today are two different universes. This is made obvious through the references to clothing, food, fear of disease,...

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    The role of Thomas Cromwell in this breathtaking novel moves from being lawyer and aide to Cardinal Wolsey to becoming a minister in the court of Henry VIII and acting as a trusted confidant of the...

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    The Duke of Norfolk in this book is called Thomas Howard, and he, significantly is Anne Boleyn's uncle. He is therefore part of the faction that tries to get Henry VIII to divorce Katherine of...

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    This criticism of the book is perhaps understandable. It is difficult at times to keep track of precisely who "he" is referring to, particularly in some passages. However, it is important to...

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    On first reading, this event that occurs at the very end of the chapter seems a rather strange act. Cromwell chooses to drop the one item that connects him to his older sister, Kat. Note how this...

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    The divergence in the views between Thomas More and Thomas Cromwell is emphasised through their different beliefs and opinions towards Henry's divorce of Katherine of Aragon and his marriage of...

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