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BRING UP THE BODIES

Synopsis

Man Booker winner 2012. Costa Book of the Year Winner. By 1535 Thomas Cromwell is Chief Minister to Henry VIII. His fortunes have risen with those of Anne Boleyn. But now Anne has failed to give the king an heir and Henry falls in love with plain Jane Seymour, an attachment that risks the safety of the nation. Cromwell must find a solution, but no-one will emerge unscathed from the bloody theatre of Anne’s final days.