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Tommy Malmsten, 17 februari 2014
Samtidigt som jag kan beundra researchen för denna omfattande historia
finner jag den pladdrig med ett persongalleri i megaformat vilket gör det
åtminstone för mig svårt att följa skeendet. Skönt när jag kommit igenom
och kunde greppa ngt som var mer inspirerande.
- Häftad (Paperback)
- Språk: Engelska
- Antal sidor: 688
- Utg.datum: 2010-02-27
- Utmärkelser: Winner of Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction 2010.; Winner of Galaxy National Book Awards: Waterstone's UK Author of the Year 2010.; Winner of Independent Booksellers' Week Book of the Year Awa
- Förlag: Fourth Estate Ltd
- Illustrationer: Illustrations
- Dimensioner: 197 x 131 x 45 mm
- Vikt: 488 g
- Antal komponenter: 1
- ISBN: 9780007230204
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'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 '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 'Mantel is a writer who sees the skull beneath the skin, the worm in the bud, the child abuse in the suburbs and the rat in the mattress...Turning her attention to Tudor England, she makes that world at once so concrete you can smell the rain-drenched wool cloaks...This is a splendidly ambitious book...I wait greedily for the sequel, but "Wolf Hall" is already a feast.' Daily Telegraph 'A compelling and humane investigation of the cost of ambition.' Guardian 'Mantel's ability to pick out vivid scenes from sources and give them life within her fiction is quite exceptional...Vividly alive.' London Review of Books 'A stunning book. It breaks free of what the novel has become nowadays. I can't think of anything since "Middlemarch" which so convincingly builds a world.' Diana Athill
Hilary Mantel is the author of thirteen books, including A PLACE OF GREATER SAFETY, BEYOND BLACK, and the memoir GIVING UP THE GHOST. Her two most recent novels, WOLF HALL and its sequel BRING UP THE BODIES, have both been awarded The Man Booker Prize - an unprecedented achievement.