South West Reading Passport 2016: Book to the Future

Tag Archives: Hilary Mantel

Wolf Hall

In 2015 BBC 2 adapted Wolf Hall into a hugely successful television mini series starring Damien Lewis, Mark Rylance and Claire Foy

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Wolf Hall

Wolf Hall is a 2009 novel by Hilary Mantel. A historical novel, the story opens in the Tudor court in the 1520s. Henry VIII is on the throne but has no male heir.

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Hilary Mantel

South West based author Hilary Mantel is a British author of 14 books. In a mark of unprecedented literary achievement, Mantel won the Man Booker Prize for the first two novels in her Thomas Cromwell Trilogy

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The Mirror and the Light

The Mirror and the Light is the third instalment in the Thomas Cromwell series written by Hilary Mantel. Although the book is said to be in progress, Mantel has suggested recently that the release of the novel will coincide with the shooting of series two of Wolf Hall for the BBC. Watch this space!

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2000s: ‘Big-Brother’s’ Watching

Noughties buzz words included globalisation and communication.

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