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- Wolf Hall 6,286 copies, 403 reviews
- Bring Up the Bodies 2,339 copies, 167 reviews
- Beyond Black 1,118 copies, 44 reviews
- A Place of Greater Safety 801 copies, 32 reviews
- Fludd 506 copies, 12 reviews
- The giant, O'Brien 320 copies, 11 reviews
- An Experiment in Love 318 copies, 8 reviews
- A Change of Climate 295 copies, 6 reviews
- Giving Up the Ghost: A Memoir 277 copies, 9 reviews
- Eight Months on Ghazzah Street 241 copies, 4 reviews
- Vacant Possession 169 copies, 11 reviews
- Every Day Is Mother's Day 157 copies, 7 reviews
- Learning to Talk 33 copies, 2 reviews
- The Mirror and the Light 11 copies
- The Scarlet Pimpernel (Introduction, some editions) 4,532 copies, 100 reviews
- Angel (Introduction, some editions) 455 copies, 16 reviews
- The Tortoise and the Hare (Introduction, some editions) 231 copies, 6 reviews
- The Wooden Shepherdess (Introduction, some editions) 105 copies, 1 review
- Literary Genius: 25 Classic Writers Who Define English & American… (Contributor) 55 copies, 1 review
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Mon, Jan 6, 7pmWolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
A new view of the reign of Henry VIII: from inside the head of Thomas Cromwell, as he ponders ways to increase the size of Henry's exchequer and aid the king's efforts to get Anne Boleyn into his bed through the sanctity of marriage.
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Hilary Thompson was the eldest of three children in a Catholic English family of Irish descent. She took rhe 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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