The verdict of history came in long before Hilary Mantel's riveting Bring Up The Bodies finally landed on bookshelves in Thailand a few weeks ago.
Bring Up The Bodies Hilary Mantel 4th Estate trade paperback, 410pp 525 baht at Asia Books
The sequel to the sprawling, occasionally daunting, Henry VIII-era epic Wolf Hall has collected pretty much every literary award it was eligible for, including the Man Booker Prize and Costa Book of the Year Award. They are parts one and two in a planned trilogy about the life and times of Henry's manipulative and unforgiving minister Thomas Cromwell and they have earned Mantel fame and acclaim.
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