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Hilary Mantel

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Dame Hilary Mary Mantel ( man-TEL; born Thompson; 6 July 1952 – 22 September 2022) was a British writer whose work includes historical fiction, personal memoirs and short stories. Her first published novel, Every Day Is Mother's Day, was released in 1985. She went on to write 12 novels, two collections of short stories, a personal memoir, and numerous articles and opinion pieces.

Mantel won the Booker Prize twice: the first was for her 2009 novel Wolf Hall, a fictional account of Thomas Cromwell's rise to power in the court of Henry VIII, and the second was for its 2012 sequel Bring Up the Bodies. The third installment of the Cromwell trilogy, The Mirror and the Light, was longlisted for the same prize. The trilogy has gone on to sell more than 5 million copies.

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English writer whose work includes personal memoirs, short stories, and historical fiction. She has written the Thomas Cromwell series.

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NameFormatISBNRelease Date
Wolf HallPaperback97803124299802010-08-31
Wolf Hall (2012 hardback edition)Hardcover97800075097752012-09-27
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