Category Archives: Wolf Hall

Wolfing Away

It seems that I am not the only one to question Hillary Mantel’s writing style or skills, whichever of the latter comes first, while it may be true that a linguist or an skilled writer may have it easier reading … Continue reading

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He Liked Her Wolf Hall but He cannot Himself Repress His Annoyance at Her Writing Style

(Image of a collage by the artist Jess, taken from Jess O! Tricky Cad & Other Jessoterica, Siglio, Los Angeles, 2012) Overall, I enjoyed Wolf Hall for the same reasons mentioned by several members of our book club during our … Continue reading

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A Linguistic Analysis of a Passage of Wolf Hall

The original version of this post contains special editing that does not show up properly on wordpress. To view the post in a word document that preserves the editing properly, click this link to view a word file (.docx) Analysis … Continue reading

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December Selection: Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

At our meeting on December 4, 2012 we discussed Neil Bergeson’s selection, Wolf Hall (2009) by Hilary Mantel. Neil provides the following post-discussion comments: Thanks to each of you for the rousing, entertaining and intelligent discussion of Wolf Hall. What … Continue reading

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