Hilary Mantel’s “Mirror and Light” about the Tudor period

I.Hilary Mantel ended her novel “Falken” in 2012 with the following remark: “Of course, this book is not about Anne Boleyn or Henry VIII, but about the career of Thomas Cromwell, about whom there is still no comprehensive, reliable biography. Until then, the master secretary will remain smooth, well-rounded and hardly accessible, like a fine […]

Today in history | Lifestyle

Today is Tuesday 11 February, the 42nd day of 2020. There are 324 days in the year. Today’s highlight in history: On February 11, 1979, followers of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini seized power in Iran. In this date: In 1531, the Church of England reluctantly accepted King Henry VIII as supreme head. In 1861, President-elect Abraham […]