Blood in, blood all over the place. When we meet Thomas Cromwell's government as secretary, and Henry viii's henchman a man, he stands at the stupstocken, and was staring at Anne boleyn's headless corpse. A few minutes have gone by since the death. He admires the executioner's hand-forged sword, and the inscription in the latin language. The conflicting emotions within him. The sorrow and the pity, but most of all, relief. Grateful to follow him with, when someone in his entourage, and suggest breakfast.
in the month of may. The year is 1536.
it must have felt a tremendous pressure as she is set to complete its suite of smedsonen, and the upstart Cromwell. The earlier novels, ”Wolf Hall” and ”Bring up the bodies, won two of Britain's finest prize, the booker prize, and the Mantle was the unanimous critics of the historical novel first.
in the third section, ”The Mirror and the light (which will be in the English language in the fall, was released a few days ago, there was a världshändelse.
None of it seems to weigh down the Garment. The new novel is a wonderfully fresh and stylish, with a craftsmanship that makes me wonder. Language, with its weak pigmentation of the 1500 talsengelska, is a poetic and crystal clear, like Shakespeare's sonnets, but with a gothic twist. The perspective is still There. A small, barely perceptible shifts give us an idea of his life.
Cromwell's struggles continue. Kväser rebellion, the putting down of the catholic monasteries.
In the first book, he was a young man: self-confident, ambitious, and impossible to stop. As a spy, and a schemer, known for his cunning. Then, in the ”Bringing up the bodies”, he turned to the executioner, the one in power, who people are trying to overthrow, but are sure that he will have the support of the king.
and Now, in late middle age, finds himself at the very top, and a round belly, and a bit holier-than-thou. He has done what he has asked for, and the killing of queen Anne, and he hopes to be able to quickly move forward with its original plan to turn England into a functioning nation-state, with a bit of the Bible, and the taxes that enable well-being. As for his advisors, among them, in the mouth of Thomas Wriothesley, tell him to hurry up, slowly " he says to them, straight in the face. He has not been successful in all his enterprises? Don't love Henry more than any other of his subordinates? Well, yes, " says Wriothesley, but rumor has it that he was in fear of you just as much. As a reader, you get the urge to scream, Listen to him. Make you how to loose your head is?
However, Cromwell and his struggles continue. Kväser rebellion, the putting down of the catholic monasteries. The robe makes him even more complex than in the past, an idealist masquerading as a cynic. After the king's third wife, Jane Seymour, dies in childbirth, and after that finally the birth of a son, he goes to try and find her friend. This time, the queen her self. At any time, a princess of the protestant house kejsardömena, so that he and the rest of England be free from the powers of France and the Habsburg dynasty.
We all know how that ends up.
”Can you make a new England. You can write a new story.”
is it Possible to change a country is to re-write history? Yes. However, the risk is that in the old stories, after a while, you will begin to shine through. No one knows this better than oliver Cromwell, who, time and time again, is forced to allow the painting of the king and queen's monogram, when the king remarries. It is easy to associate with the brexit, the whole of the political game behind it. Mantels Cromwell is like a Politician with a EUROPEAN vision, is destined to fail as it is past the shadows are growing long.
We all know how that ends up. This desire for co-operation with the German princes, leading to his downfall. As well as Henry VIII's wives, as he finds himself on the scaffold. The king, taking up the thread of papistnationen France again. The extraordinary and the unique in the Hilary Mantels of talent is how she manages to sustain the suspense until the last page. Or, as she puts it, ”You succeed, not despite the fact that the reader knows what's going to happen, but as a result of it.”
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