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Hilary Mantel
Hilary Mantel is the author of nine previous novels, including A Change of Climate, A Place of Greater Safety, and Eight Months on Ghazzah Street. She has also written a memoir, Giving Up the Ghost. Winner of the Hawthornden Prize, she reviews for The New York Times, The New York Review of Books,... show more

Hilary Mantel is the author of nine previous novels, including A Change of Climate, A Place of Greater Safety, and Eight Months on Ghazzah Street. She has also written a memoir, Giving Up the Ghost. Winner of the Hawthornden Prize, she reviews for The New York Times, The New York Review of Books, and the London Review of Books. She lives in England.
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Birth date: July 06, 1952
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I book on Monday
I book on Monday rated it 2 weeks ago
Un verdadero rollo. Lo he tenido que dejar a mitad, porque de verdad que es difícil escribir con menos tensión argumentativa. La novela cuenta la historia de Frances Shore, una cartógrafa que se traslada a vivir a Arabia Saudí porque a su marido, ingeniero de una empresa británica, lo han destinado...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it 2 years ago
It's not the future dystopia of The Hunger Games, but it's not far off. Henry VIII requires an heir, and he must be rid of Ann Boleyn, and this is where it all starts going horribly wrong. Because the reader already knows how the story turns out there is a constant and oppressive suspense as one rea...
paigeawesome
paigeawesome rated it 2 years ago
I made it just over 100 pages in and I'm calling it. I didn't come to this book knowing anything about the players in it and it seems like there are just so many of them. Mantel drops us in without much explaining, which probably allows her to do some really cool things with her story, but it left m...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 3 years ago
bookshelves: radio-4, autumn-2015, historical-fiction, revolution, france, published-1992, play-dramatisation Recommended for: BBC Radio Listeners Read from August 31 to September 23, 2015 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b068sjpbDescription: Hilary Mantel's gripping account of the cataclysmic e...
Carpe Librum
Carpe Librum rated it 3 years ago
Whew....I made it. As with Mantel's other novels, she throws out all the rules for writing a novel and comes up with an astounding result that is uniquely hers. She unapologetically assumes that her readers will already be familiar with the triple threat of the French Revolution and feels free to ...
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