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- Wolf Hall 7,366 copies, 466 reviews
- Bring Up the Bodies 3,176 copies, 217 reviews
- Beyond Black 1,199 copies, 46 reviews
- A Place of Greater Safety 934 copies, 37 reviews
- Fludd 555 copies, 15 reviews
- The giant, O'Brien 354 copies, 12 reviews
- An Experiment in Love 350 copies, 9 reviews
- A Change of Climate 329 copies, 8 reviews
- Giving Up the Ghost: A Memoir 329 copies, 14 reviews
- The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher: Stories 304 copies, 38 reviews
- Eight Months on Ghazzah Street 258 copies, 5 reviews
- Vacant Possession 189 copies, 11 reviews
- Every Day Is Mother's Day 188 copies, 7 reviews
- Learning to Talk 41 copies, 2 reviews
- The Scarlet Pimpernel (Introduction, some editions) 4,988 copies, 107 reviews
- Angel (Introduction, some editions) 516 copies, 20 reviews
- The Tortoise and the Hare (Introduction, some editions) 257 copies, 6 reviews
- The Wooden Shepherdess (Introduction, some editions) 119 copies, 2 reviews
- Literary Genius: 25 Classic Writers Who Define English & American… (Contributor) 62 copies, 1 review
- Writers on Writing (Contributor) 22 copies
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Ffilm/ Film : A man for all seasons
The story of Thomas More
, who stood up to Henry VIII
when the king rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarriage. A perfect sequel to the popular BBC television series, Wolf Hall
. Free admission by ticket.
Hanes Thomas More
, a wrthwynebodd Harri'r Wythfed pan ymwrthododd y brenin ag Eglwys Rufain er mwyn cael ysgariad ac ailbriodi. Dilyniant perffaith i gyfres deledu boblogaidd y BBC, Wolf Hall. Mynediad am ddim drwy docyn. (Cynfelyn)… (more)
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'Wolf Hall' Sequel: Cromwell In All His Complexity
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Hilary Thompson was the eldest of three children in a Catholic English family of Irish descent. She took the surname of Mantel from her unofficial stepfather after her parents separated and she did not see her father again. After university, she worked as a social worker at a geriatric hospital and as a sales assistant in a department store. In 1972, she married Gerald McEwen, a geologist, and the couple later lived in Botswana and Saudi Arabia. She published a memoir of this time, "Someone to Disturb," in the London Review of Books. In her twenties, Hilary Mantel suffered from a debilitating and painful disorder originally considered a psychiatric illness, but eventually diagnosed as a severe form of endometriosis. Her first novel, Every Day is Mother's Day, was published in 1985. Returning to England, Hilary Mantel became the film critic of The Spectator and a reviewer for a number of newspapers and magazines in Britain and the USA.
Her long novel Wolf Hall, about Henry VIII’s chief minister Thomas Cromwell, was published in 2009 to great critical acclaim and has just been followed by a sequel, Bring Up the Bodies (2012).
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