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Hilary Mantel - Bring Up the Bodies

4 Extra Debut. British writer Hilary Mantel talks to Harriett Gilbert about her second novel exploring the life of Thomas Cromwell. From 2018.

British writer Hilary Mantel talks to Harriett Gilbert about her second novel exploring the life of Thomas Cromwell.

Recorded at the Man Booker 50 Festival at the Southbank Centre in London, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the renowned prize.

The double-Booker prize-winning writer Hilary Mantel discussing the second volume in her acclaimed series of novels about Thomas Cromwell. Bring Up the Bodies delves into the heart of Tudor history and the downfall of Queen Anne Boleyn whom King Henry VIII had battled for seven years to marry.

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in August 2018.

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