The story moved along rapidly
Mantel tells a story relatively well known - the marriages of Henry the VIII - but through the eyes of a secondary (although important) character - Thomas Cromwell.
The man behind the throne?
This is one of the most engrossing audiobooks I've listened to.
The opening section is extremely memorable, and sets the tone for the rest of the book
I was particularly affected by the difficulty many survivors of the Great War had in adjusting to peacetime life. Men like George Mallory seemed to be psychologically lost after the war. Although he loved his wife and three young children, he still seemed compelled to seek out new risks.
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