Lawyer, mother, avid reader. Game host extraordinaire! Partner in crime to Obsidian Black Plague! My bookish weaknesses include classics, fantasy, YA, and agreeing to read more books than is even remotely possible.
He had felt the years roll away: he was the cardinal, listening to the same conversation: only the queen's name was Katherine."
That doesn't really tell us much about the book, does it? Except, possibly, that Hilary Mantel is jaunty and self-confident enough to use not one, but two, colons in the same sentence!