New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2009. First American Edition. The author's tenth novel, a fictionalized biography documenting the rapid rise to power of Thomas Cromwell in the court of Henry VIII through the death of Sir Thomas More. Winner of both the Man Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award, and basis for the upcoming BBC mini-series starring Mark Rylance, Jonathan Pryce, Damian Lewis and Claire Foy. Item #1879
First Printing. Octavo; black and red paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 532pp, . Tiny scratch to upper edge of textblock, else Fine in a Fine dustjacket, with no mention of the Man Booker Prize.