Beautifully written, it humanises Cromwell and brings him to life.
Moves back and forth through time, present tense narration feels hard work for the first few pages
"Wolf Hall is the tale of the early years of Henry VIII's courtier, administrator and general fixer Thomas Cromwell. It charts the fall of Cardinal Wolsey as he fails to bring about a satisfactory conclusion to Henry's divorce proceedings and Cromwell's own rise after Wolsey's death.
I always felt there was more to Cromwell than the ruthless overseer of the dissolution and this is the first novel I have read that makes him feel human; appealing, even. ..."
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