Hilary Mantel is the author of fourteen books, including A Place Of Greater Safety, Beyond Black, the memoir Giving Up The Ghost, and the short-story collection The Assassination Of Margaret Thatcher. Her two most recent novels, Wolf Hall and its sequel Bring Up The Bodies, have both been awarded the Man Booker Prize - an unprecedented achievement.
'The greatest modern English prose writer working today' Sir Peter Stothard, Chairman of the Man Booker Prize
'"Bring Up the Bodies" is simply exceptional...I envy anyone who hasn't yet read it' Sandra Parsons, Daily Mail
'A gripping story of tumbling fury and terror' Philip Hensher, Independent on Sunday
'In another league. This ongoing story of Henry VIII's right-hand man is the finest piece of historical fiction I have ever read. A staggering achievement' Sarah Crompton, Sunday Telegraph
'Great novel - worthy companion to Wolf Hall ... Hurry up with the third novel Hilary' Daily Express