Tag: Hilary Mantell

  • Hilary Mantell’s art was imbued with her pain

    “As soon as the Queen is beheaded, he walks away. A sharp pain in appetite reminds him that it is time for a second breakfast, or perhaps an early dinner.” These are the first two sentences of mirror and light, the third volume of Hilary Mantel’s trilogy on the life of Thomas Cromwell and the […]

  • Book Summary: “The Crown,” Hilary Mantel

    When Queen Elizabeth II died on September 8, Production paused In the sixth season of the famous historical drama on Netflix the crown, which charts the second Elizabethan era in the United Kingdom. It’s been respected, a source on Netflix said, but it also highlights the strange relationship the real crown has the crown. The […]