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Posts Tagged ‘Hilary Mantel’

  1. Did you know there was a spike in the spiritualist business around the time of Princess Di’s death?


    September 15, 2014 by Reader's Connection

    Here we have two novels featuring characters who communicate, on a regular basis, with the dead. Howard Norman’s new novel Next Life Might Be Kinder is an easier story to…

  2. We Have a New Website Coming, It´s a Big Deal, and I´m Burying My Head in a Murder Mystery Set in 1537


    May 30, 2012 by Reader's Connection

    What really happened: I did a blogpost concerning  Hilary Mantel’s most recent novel about Thomas Cromwell, and Glendale Librarian Miriam Guidero said in a comment that “It might be interesting to compare…

  3. He´s Back


    May 15, 2012 by Reader's Connection

    He being Thomas Cromwell, blacksmith´s son and trusted advisor to Henry VIII of England. Last year, I raved about Hilary Mantel´s 2009 novel Wolf Hall, in which Cromwell helped Henry divorce his first…

  4. Give Thomas Cromwell a Chance


    February 24, 2011 by Reader's Connection

    If you’ve tuned in to the “31 Days of Oscar” that will wrap up next Thursday on Turner Classic Movies, you had a chance to watch A Man for All Seasons, in which Paul…