Hilary Mantel is the author of thirteen books , including A PLACE OF GREATER SAFETY, BEYOND BLACK, and the memoir GIVING UP THE GHOST. 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.
Hilary Mantel is the author of thirteen books , including A PLACE OF GREATER SAFETY, BEYOND BLACK, and the memoir GIVING UP THE GHOST. 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. See less
The following is a personality profile of Hilary Mantel based on her work.
Hilary Mantel is social, generous and informal.
She is confident, she is hard to embarrass and is self-confident most of the time. She is assertive as well: she tends to speak up and take charge of situations, and she is comfortable leading groups. But, Hilary Mantel is also laid-back: she appreciates a relaxed pace in life.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for belongingness.
Considers helping others to guide a large part of what she does: she thinks it is important to take care of the people around her. She is also relatively unconcerned with achieving success: she makes decisions with little regard for how they show off her talents.
This is s must read for anyone who enjoys a historical novel written in a most unique style. Hilary Mantel takes you inside the world, and mind, of one of the most interesting men who made the reign ... Read More
Interesting look into the evolution of the personalities involved in the French Revolution. It is, however, very dense reading, definitely not mind-candy. If you can devote an hour or two at a time ... Read More
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