Lives remembered: Dame Hilary Mantel, John Marks, Brenda Trenowden

Dame Hilary Mantel is buried in our church, St Mary’s Standon. He was chief clerk to Thomas Cromwell and brought up as his son. The publication of Wolf Hall inspired our church council to see what might be done to clean the tomb.
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2 months ago

Hilary Mantel’s prediction about Prince George and the royal family

The prolific writer has died “suddenly yet peacefully” aged 70. She estimated that the royal family could be defunct within two generations.
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2 months ago

The Guardian view on Hilary Mantel: a glorious original

Dame Hilary Mantel's great historical trilogy, Wolf Hall, earned her two Booker prizes. She was forging funny and politically mordant novels from such unlikely material as the inadequacies of social services and the moral and spiritual bankruptcy of organised religion in a north of England backwater.
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2 months ago

Hilary Mantel revealed the magic and metaphor of life

Hilary Mantel was genuinely adored by fellow writers, by editors, by journalists. But she refused to say she would look at a friend's book, or write a blurb for the back cover. She was a regular literary critic, for the Guardian and the London Review of Books.
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2 months ago

Hilary Mantel’s prediction about Prince George and the royal family

Author Hilary Mantel has died "suddenly yet peacefully" aged 70. She estimated that the royal family could be defunct within two generations. The prolific writer was known for her observations about the current royal family.
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2 months ago

Two-time Booker Prize winner Hilary Mantel dies at 70: Report

Dame Hilary Mantel won the Booker Prize for her works Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies. She was one of the greatest English novelists of this century. Her beloved works are considered modern classics.
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2 months ago

British author of ‘Wolf Hall’ saga Hilary Mantel dies at 70

Dame Hilary Mantel died "suddenly yet peacefully" surrounded by close family and friends, publisher says. She won the Booker Prize twice for Wolf Hall in 2009 and its sequel Bring Up the Bodies in 2012.
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