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Hilary Mantel, author of the ‘Wolf Hall’ trilogy, has diedATN News

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London: The literary world has lost Hilary Mantel, a famous British novelist and Booker Prize winner. Mantel, 70, who became the first woman to win the Booker Prize twice in her lifetime, died on Friday. The ‘Bring Up the Bodies’ series came as part of the ‘Wolf Hall’ trilogy. She won the Booker Prize twice for these two books. The last in the series, ‘The Mirror and the Light’ was published in 2020. These books became very popular and were shown on TV and stage. The ‘Wolf Hall’ trilogy has been translated into 42 languages. More than 50 lakh copies have been sold.

Hilary Mantel has died, surrounded by family and friends, publishing company Hopper Calzin has announced. “We are deeply saddened by the passing of our beloved author Hilary Mantel,” Hopper Collins’ publishing house Fourth Estate Books said in a statement. She said that the loss without him will not end but the literary service he gave and the miseries he suffered will always be remembered. Born in Derbyshire, Mantel… studied at the London School of Economics. He worked in Botswana and Saudi Arabia before starting his literary career in London. Mantel is survived by her husband, Gerald McEwen;

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