Wolf Hall (häftad)
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Wolf Hall
198 x 129 x 43 mm
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Wolf Hall

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Häftad,  Engelska, 2019-11-28
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Winner of the Man Booker Prize The first book in Hilary Mantels award-winning Wolf Hall trilogy, with a new cover design to celebrate the publication of the much anticipated The Mirror and the Light From one of our finest living writers, Wolf Hall is that very rare thing: a truly great English novel. Every bit as good as they said it was Observer Terrific Margaret Atwood As soon as I opened this book I was gripped. I read it almost non-stop The Times In Wolf Hall, one of our very best writers brings the opulent, brutal world of the Tudors to bloody, glittering life. It is the backdrop to the rise and rise of Thomas Cromwell: lowborn boy, charmer, bully, master of deadly intrigue, and , finally, most powerful of Henry VIIIs coutiers. Dizzyingly, dazzlingly good Daily Mail Terrifying. It is a world of marvels. But it is also a world of horrors, where screams are commonplace. A feast Daily Telegraph
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  1. Komplicerad engelska
    Kerstin Borglin, 18 juli 2022

    Mycket svår engelska. (Läser mycket på engelska.)
    Komplicerat persongalleri. Svårt att hålla isär personerna.
    Köpte hela serien, men läste endast första halva delen av bok ett.

  2. Mycket engelsk
    LRB, 24 augusti 2020

    Det krävs att man kan sin engelska historia. Däremot är inte engelskan jättesvår att förstå. Boken bidrar nog mer till att man lär sig engelsk kultur snarare än engelsk historia.

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So original and disconcerting that it will surely come to be seen as a paradigm-shifter Sunday Telegraph As soon as I opened the book I was gripped. I read it almost non-stop. When I did have to put it down, I was full of regret that the story was over, a regret I still feel. This is a wonderful and intelligently imagined retelling of a familiar tale from an unfamiliar angle The Times A stunning book. It breaks free of what the novel has become nowadays. I cant think of anything since Middlemarch which so convincingly builds a world Diana Athill, author of Somewhere Towards the End This is a beautiful and profoundly human book, a dark mirror held up to our own world. And the fact that its conclusion takes place after the curtain has fallen only proves that Hilary Mantel is one of our bravest as well as our most brilliant writers Olivia Laing, Observer A fascinating read, so good I rationed myself. It is remarkable and very learned; the texture is marvellously rich, the feel of Tudor London and the growing household of a man on the rise marvellously authentic. Characters real and imagined spring to life, from the childish and petulant King to Thomas Wolsey's jester, and it captures the extrovert, confident, violent mood of the age wonderfully C.J. Sansom, author of The Shardlake Series A magnificent achievement: the scale of its vision and the fine stitching of its detail; the teeming canvas of characters; the style with its clipped but powerful immediacy; the wit, the poetry and the nuance Sarah Dunant, author of The Birth of Venus A superb novel, beautifully constructed, and an absolutely compelling read. A novel of Tudor times which persuades us that we are there, at that moment, hungry to know what happens next. It is the making of our English world, and who can fail to be stirred by it? Helen Dunmore, author of Birdcage Walk

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Hilary Mantel is the author of seventeen books, including A Place of Greater Safety, Beyond Black, the memoir Giving Up the Ghost and the short story collection The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher. Her latest novel, The Mirror & the Light, won the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction, while Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies were both awarded the Booker Prize.