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Hilary Mantel: Bring Up the Bodies

Celebrating 50 years of the Man Booker prize, World Book Club discusses Bring Up the Bodies with two-time winner Hilary Mantel.

This month’s World Book Club broadcasts from the Man Booker 50 Festival at the Southbank Centre, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the renowned prize.

In the World Book Club chair is the double-Booker prize-winning British 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.

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