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Hilary Mantel has died
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HelloAvocado · 23/09/2022 11:26

What terrible news. Rest in peace.

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FarmerRefuted · 23/09/2022 11:27

Such sad news. She had a beautiful way of weaving words, the Wolf Hall trilogy is my favourite comfort read.

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heldinadream · 23/09/2022 11:27

Oh no. I'm really shocked. Thank you for posting, I've not seen it.

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Hugasauras · 23/09/2022 11:27

Was shocked to see the notification Sad

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heldinadream · 23/09/2022 11:28

Only 70. She could have written so much more.

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PollyAmour · 23/09/2022 11:28

How sad, only 70, that's not old at all these days.

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RhinestoneCowgirl · 23/09/2022 11:29

She was a wonderful writer, incredibly talented.

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AndAllOurYesterdays · 23/09/2022 11:32

Such a loss to literature. Am half way through the Mirror and the Light right now and it's such a great book. I find myself thinking about Thomas Cromwell all the time. The way she wrote really evoked another world.

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HappyMackerel · 23/09/2022 11:33

How sad! She is truly one of the best comtemporary writers

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AiryFairy1 · 23/09/2022 11:34

Ah this is sad news. I’ve had Wolf Hall sitting on my shelf for 2 years - might have to read it now .

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StamfordBridget · 23/09/2022 11:36

I’m currently reading A Place of Greater Safety and devoured the Wolf Hall trilogy earlier this year. Incredibly sad news - she was brilliant.

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FloorCushion · 23/09/2022 11:36

Very sad news. RIP Hilary.

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Nuffaluff · 23/09/2022 11:38

Such a brilliant writer. So sad

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Shiboleth1 · 23/09/2022 11:38

Oh no! That's awful news. She was such a fabulous writer.

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WhoWasThatMaskedWoman · 23/09/2022 11:39

Oh that's so sad. An amazing woman, still at the height of her powers.

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Shortandfurry301 · 23/09/2022 11:39

AndAllOurYesterdays · 23/09/2022 11:32

Such a loss to literature. Am half way through the Mirror and the Light right now and it's such a great book. I find myself thinking about Thomas Cromwell all the time. The way she wrote really evoked another world.

Me too!

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YouLando · 23/09/2022 11:40

Oh no, this is awful news 😥she was a sublime writer. Such a loss 😞

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Cremombuly · 23/09/2022 11:40

This is so sad. I hope she took comfort and that her family can take comfort from knowing she left these great works that people will continue to read.

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Spudlet · 23/09/2022 11:41

Such sad news. The Wolf Hall trilogy are amazing books. All the way through the last one, even though I knew how it would end, I was still desperately hoping that Cromwell would somehow survive. And I can’t think about Cranmer without thinking of his portrayal in the books, and feeling so sad about the ending he was headed towards.

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LemonJuiceFromConcentrate · 23/09/2022 11:43

Oh no, that’s a damn shame 😟

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Eranzer · 23/09/2022 11:43

So sad, restarted Wolf Hall just last night.

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sashagabadon · 23/09/2022 11:44

I loved the wolf hall trilogy. Rip Hillary Mantell.

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Knuddlebär9 · 23/09/2022 11:44

Oh no, RIP Hilary. I'm finishing reading the Wolf Hall trilogy this week 😢

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IpanemaChic · 23/09/2022 11:46

Awful news, l loved her books. I’m not one for mourning famous people but I’m quite shocked and upset at this.

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lifeturnsonadime · 23/09/2022 11:46

Terribly sad news. The Wolf Hall Trilogy is just wonderful. What a loss.

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MissHavishamsMouldyOldCake · 23/09/2022 11:52

Really sad to hear this. I agree with a pp that she was at the height of her powers. Such a loss.

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