The Resource The mirror & the light, Hilary Mantel, (electronic resource.)

The mirror & the light, Hilary Mantel, (electronic resource.)

Label
The mirror & the light
Title
The mirror & the light
Statement of responsibility
Hilary Mantel
Title variation
The mirror and the light
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This program is read by Ben Miles, who played Thomas Cromwell in the Royal Shakespeare Company adaptation of Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies " If you cannot speak truth at a beheading, when can you speak it? " England, May 1536. Anne Boleyn is dead, decapitated in the space of a heartbeat by a hired French executioner. As her remains are bundled into oblivion, Thomas Cromwell breakfasts with the victors. The blacksmith's son from Putney emerges from the spring's bloodbath to continue his climb to power and wealth, while his formidable master, Henry VIII, settles to short-lived happiness with his third queen before Jane dies giving birth to the male heir he most craves. Cromwell is a man with only his wits to rely on; he has no great family to back him, no private army. Despite rebellion at home, traitors plotting abroad and the threat of invasion testing Henry's regime to the breaking point, Cromwell's robust imagination sees a new country in the mirror of the future. But can a nation, or a person, shed the past like a skin? Do the dead continually unbury themselves? What will you do, the Spanish ambassador asks Cromwell, when the king turns on you, as sooner or later he turns on everyone close to him? With The Mirror & the Light , Hilary Mantel brings to a triumphant close the trilogy she began with Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies . She traces the final years of Thomas Cromwell, the boy from nowhere who climbs to the heights of power, offering a defining portrait of predator and prey, of a ferocious contest between present and past, between royal will and a common man's vision: of a modern nation making itself through conflict, passion, and courage
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Mantel, Hilary
PerformerNote
Narrator: Ben Miles
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Miles, Ben
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  • Fiction
  • Historical Fiction
  • Literature
Label
The mirror & the light, Hilary Mantel, (electronic resource.)
Link
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Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427289520
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
6ED9C0EB-902E-471B-957B-DE261E0EBEE4
System details
Requires OverDrive app (file size: 38 KB)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The mirror & the light, Hilary Mantel, (electronic resource.)
Link
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427289520
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
6ED9C0EB-902E-471B-957B-DE261E0EBEE4
System details
Requires OverDrive app (file size: 38 KB)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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