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

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

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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