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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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Moonlight Murder
Moonlight Murder rated it 3 months ago
I finally finished my 4th of July rolls, and will be rolling again this morning, but I have to set down a few thoughts about this book. I'm not sure that I liked it quite as much as Wolf Hall, at least for the first 3/4, but holy cow, the last 75 pages or so was just amazing. Even though I know ho...
I book on Monday
I book on Monday rated it 11 months 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...
This, that, and the other
This, that, and the other rated it 1 year ago
You pick your prince, and you know what he isAlthough the Man Booker Prize lists have long been a reliable source for new reading material, 2009 winner Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel never really appealed to me. I rarely read historical fiction, assuming it will either be stuffy and stilted and old-fash...
This, that, and the other
This, that, and the other rated it 1 year ago
You pick your prince, and you know what he isAlthough the Man Booker Prize lists have long been a reliable source for new reading material, 2009 winner Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel never really appealed to me. I rarely read historical fiction, assuming it will either be stuffy and stilted and old-fash...
Defenestraethe
Defenestraethe rated it 3 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...
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