Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel audiobook

Bring Up the Bodies: A Novel

By Hilary Mantel

Macmillan Audio
16.38 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9781250774026

This program is read by Ben Miles, who played Thomas Cromwell in the Royal Shakespeare Company adaptation of Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies WINNER OF THE 2012 MAN BOOKER PRIZE The sequel to Wolf Hall, Hilary Mantel's 2009 Man Booker Prize winner and New York Times bestseller, Bring Up the Bodies delves into the heart of Tudor history with the downfall of Anne Boleyn. Though he battled for seven years to marry her, Henry is disenchanted with Anne Boleyn. She has failed to give him a son and her sharp intelligence and audacious will alienate his old friends and the noble families of England. When the discarded Katherine dies in exile from the court, Anne stands starkly exposed, the focus of gossip and malice. At a word from Henry, Thomas Cromwell is ready to bring her down. Over three terrifying weeks, Anne is ensnared in a web of conspiracy, while the demure Jane Seymour stands waiting her turn for the poisoned wedding ring. But Anne and her powerful family will not yield without a ferocious struggle. Hilary Mantel's Bring Up the Bodies follows the dramatic trial of the queen and her suitors for adultery and treason. To defeat the Boleyns, Cromwell must ally with his natural enemies, the papist aristocracy. What price will he pay for Anne's head? Bring Up the Bodies is one of The New York Times' 10 Best Books of 2012, one of Publishers Weekly's Top 10 Best Books of 2012 and one of The Washington Post's 10 Best Books of 2012

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Summary

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Among longlisted titles for Washington Post Best Books of the Year, 2012

Among longlisted titles for Cleveland Plain Dealer's Best Books of the Year, 2012

Winner of NPR Best Book of the Year, 2012

Among longlisted titles for Publishers Weekly Best Books of the Year, 2012

Among longlisted titles for USA Today Best Books of the Year, 2012

Among longlisted titles for New Yorker Best Books of the Year, 2012

Among longlisted titles for Entertainment Weekly Best Books of the Year, 2012

Among shortlisted titles for Women's Prize for Fiction - Shortlist, 2013

Winner of Costa Book Award - Winner, 2012

Among longlisted titles for New York Times Book Review Notable Books of the Year, 2012

Winner of Man Booker Award - Winner, 2012

Among longlisted titles for Time Magazine Top 10 Books of the Year, 2012

Among longlisted titles for The Independent (UK) Best Books of the Year, 2012

Among shortlisted titles for Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction Shortlist, 2013

Among longlisted titles for Kirkus Reviews Best Books of the Year, 2012

Winner of Audie Award Winner, 2013

This program is read by Ben Miles, who played Thomas Cromwell in the Royal Shakespeare Company adaptation of Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies WINNER OF THE 2012 MAN BOOKER PRIZE The sequel to Wolf Hall, Hilary Mantel's 2009 Man Booker Prize winner and New York Times bestseller, Bring Up the Bodies delves into the heart of Tudor history with the downfall of Anne Boleyn. Though he battled for seven years to marry her, Henry is disenchanted with Anne Boleyn. She has failed to give him a son and her sharp intelligence and audacious will alienate his old friends and the noble families of England. When the discarded Katherine dies in exile from the court, Anne stands starkly exposed, the focus of gossip and malice. At a word from Henry, Thomas Cromwell is ready to bring her down. Over three terrifying weeks, Anne is ensnared in a web of conspiracy, while the demure Jane Seymour stands waiting her turn for the poisoned wedding ring. But Anne and her powerful family will not yield without a ferocious struggle. Hilary Mantel's Bring Up the Bodies follows the dramatic trial of the queen and her suitors for adultery and treason. To defeat the Boleyns, Cromwell must ally with his natural enemies, the papist aristocracy. What price will he pay for Anne's head? Bring Up the Bodies is one of The New York Times' 10 Best Books of 2012, one of Publishers Weekly's Top 10 Best Books of 2012 and one of The Washington Post's 10 Best Books of 2012

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Author Bio: Hilary Mantel

Author Bio: Hilary Mantel

Hilary Mantel, New York Times bestselling author, is the two-time winner of the Man Booker Prize for her bestselling novels, Wolf Hall, and its sequel, Bring Up the Bodies—an unprecedented achievement. The Royal Shakespeare Company adapted Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies for the stage to colossal critical acclaim, and a BBC/Masterpiece six-part adaption of the novels was released in 2015.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 16.38
Audience: Adult
Language: English