Blog Posts - Hilary Mantel



Book Review: Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

I truly enjoyed Ms. Mantel’s writing, it is sharp, distinct and lively.

Bring Up The Bodies by Hilary Mantel

Spoiler alert: Do not read this review unless you are already aware of the history of Wolf Hall. It has been brought to my notice that this review contains spoilers. Well, I'm sorry. It never occurred to me that this could be seen as a plot-oriented...
by Tabula Rasa on Oct 10, 2015

Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

Homo homini lupus - man is wolf to man.Floating on waves of post-book happiness. Blown away. So dark, menacing, so urgent. Painful. Cerebral. Compulsively readable.... an outpouring of admiration, that was me for hours after I finished the book. I ha...
by Tabula Rasa on Jul 5, 2015

Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

Homo homini lupus - man is wolf to man.Floating on waves of post-book happiness. Blown away. So dark, menacing, so urgent. Painful. Cerebral. Compulsively readable.... an outpouring of admiration, that was me for hours after I finished the book. I ha...
by Tabula Rasa on Jul 5, 2015

Wolf Hall on Broadway: Cromwell and Mantel Hit the Stage

Wolf Hall – the 2009 novel by Hilary Mantel – is having a moment. The BBC adaptation of Mantel’s Man Booker Prize-winning work is in the midst of its PBS run in the U.S. And, in New York, the stage version … Continued You j...
by Book Riot on May 7, 2015

September Book Adaptation News

Lots of films, television shows, mini-series, and musicals all find their origins in books. If you are someone who wants to always read the book before seeing the latest adaptation, then these are the latest deals and updates to help … Continue...
by Book Riot on Sep 25, 2014

Further arguments for republicanism: Pity

Hilary Mantel on Royal Bodies in The London Review of Books:I used to think that the interesting issue was whether we should have a monarchy or not. But now I think that question is rather like, should we have pandas or not? Our current royal...
by Screeds and Quibbles on Feb 18, 2013

2013 Tournament of Books Discussion: BRING UP THE BODIES by Hilary Mantel

We here at Book Riot are huge Tournament of Books fans, so this year we’re going to discuss each of the finalists in the weeks before the Tournament gets underway, in alphabetical order. You can find theschedule of our discussions here. Read along...
by Book Riot on Jan 18, 2013

2013 Tournament of Books Discussion: BRING UP THE BODIES by Hilary Mantel

We here at Book Riot are huge Tournament of Books fans, so this year we’re going to discuss each of the finalists in the weeks before the Tournament gets underway, in alphabetical order. You can find theschedule of our discussions here. Read along...
by Book Riot on Jan 18, 2013

Beyond the Headlines – The Best Untold Book Stories of 2012

Millions of years after the world ends in late December 2012, alien archaeologists picking through the debris of humanity might come across traces of the earth’s final year. Amidst the flotsam and jetsam of K-Pop, Mobots, and kitten GIFs, the more...
by Book Riot on Dec 11, 2012

Plot Like Hardy, Write Like Maugham

2012 was to be the year that I dedicated my reading to independent authors, and whilst I tried (I really did), by the end of August I was feeling such a ‘lack of literature’ in my reading diet that I switched back to my ‘1001’ list. I will...
by Between The Lines on Oct 23, 2012

A Book For Each Season: 6 Perfect Autumn Reads

I don’t eat watermelon during the winter. I don’t drink warm apple cider on the fourth of July. I don’t ring in the new year by swimming in the ocean. Living in a place that has four distinct seasons might seem restrictive to people who reside...
by Book Riot on Oct 23, 2012

In Praise of Hilary Mantel

And just like that, Hilary Mantel became a national treasure. To win one Man Booker Prize is fortunate, to win two is to be anointed. On Wednesday morning, when the attendees of the Guildhall prize dinner were nursing their groggy heads, there she wa...
by Book Riot on Oct 19, 2012

Independent Publishers Abound in Man Booker 2012 Shortlist

Man Booker Prize (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Independent publishers took a real hold of the 2012 Man Booker Prize with this morning's announcement of the final six shortlisted books. Five of the six books are published by independent publishers,...

Bring Up The Bodies by Hilary Mantel

Paperback: 407 pagesGenre: Historical fictionPublisher: Henry Holt USA 2012Source: Advance Readers Edition from Marketing and Promotions Manager in exchange for an unbiased review.First Sentences: His children are falling from the sky. He watches fro...
by LindyLouMacBook Reviews on Aug 24, 2012

Hilary Mantel - W komnatach Wolf Hall - audiobook MP3

Na bezwzględnej arenie dworu króla Henryka VIII tylko jeden człowiek odważy się zaryzykować życie, by zdobyć łaski monarchyi sięgnąć po najwyższą władzę w królestwie. Anglię od katastrofy dzieli uderzenie serca. Jeśli król poni...

Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

Ebook 2352KBGenre  Historical FictionPublisher  Fourth Estate 2009Source Amazon KindleFirst Sentence 'So now get up.' Felled, dazed, silent, he has fallen; knocked full length on the cobbles of the yard.Review Quote  ‘Mantel’s abil...
by LindyLouMacBook Reviews on Jun 25, 2012

Summer Reading Radar

By now, you are probably hundreds of pages into one of the recommendations made in my last blog post. But in case you are still looking for more, today’s post is dedicated to books that are on my must-read list and are scheduled to be downloade...
by CBD inTouch on Jun 8, 2012

Nowości Tygodnia: 28.05-03.06.2012 w E-ksiazka24.pl

Zdecydowanie jest w czym przebierać jeśli chodzi o nowości z zeszłego tygodnia w sklepie E-ksiazka24.pl . Dodaliśmy ponad 100 książek, w tym kilka znakomitych, premierowych tytułów. 1 czerwca obchodziliśmy Dzień Dziecka, ale także...

13 people with extra body parts

Extra body parts can occur more often than people might think. Doctors call the extra appendages "supernumerary" body parts and these can be found on some famous people in history. Find out more about 13 people who were born with an extra...
by Impossible Possibilities on May 24, 2012


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