Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
(Henry Holt & Co., 2009)(04/22/2010)
Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall is the winner of the Booker Prize, the United Kingdom's equivalent of the Pulitzer, as well as several other literary awards. I don't know much English history so I found the story of King Henry's attempt to divorce his Queen, Katherine, so he could marry Ann Boleyn fascinating. Mantel's style is challenging but I loved the way she wrote the book and found it woirth the struggle. Although this is a literary novel, it moves like a thriller.