Adult Fiction

Wolf Hall

Review by: Jan Maher, Castledermot Library Author: Hilary Mantel Genre:  Adult fiction, extensively based on historical accounts Synopsis: England, the 1520s. Henry VIII is on the throne, but has no heir. Cardinal Wolsey is his chief advisor, charged with securing the divorce the pope refuses to grant. Into this atmosphere of distrust and need comes… Continue reading Wolf Hall

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The Mirror and the Light

Author: Hilary Mantel Review by: Mary, Newbridge Library.This book is the final part in the acclaimed Wolf Hall trilogy and is set between 1536 and 1540. Having read the first two books in the trilogy, in some ways it is like meeting old friends after years of absence. We renew our acquaintance with Thomas Cromwell… Continue reading The Mirror and the Light