Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel

Bring Up the Bodies

Thomas Cromwell #2

Hilary Mantel

fiction historical challenging emotional medium-paced

410 pages | first published 2012

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Winner of the 2012 Man Booker PrizeWinner of the 2012 Costa Book of the Year Award The sequel to Hilary Mantel's 2009 Man Booker Prize winner and New York Times bestseller, Wolf Hall delves into the heart of Tudor history with the downfall of Anne...
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Moods

challenging 67%
dark 62%
tense 51%
informative 48%
reflective 48%
emotional 23%
sad 11%
funny 8%
mysterious 8%
adventurous 4%
inspiring 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 54%
slow 42%
fast 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Character: 33%

Strong character development?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 3% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 48% | No: 32% | Yes: 18%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 73% | Yes: 13% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 2% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.39