Wolf Hall Summary
Hilary Mantel

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Wolf Hall Summary

“Wolf Hall” is a historical novel by Hilary Mantel which recounts the life of Thomas Cromwell through the mid-1530s when Henry VIII seeks to annul his own marriage to Queen Katherine in order to marry Ann Boleyn, daughter of diplomat Thomas Boleyn. When the novel begins, English native Thomas Cromwell is just a child who is routinely and savagely beaten by his father, Walter, a blacksmith and brewer. Young Thomas...

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