Hilary Mantel – Queen of detail

“Be specific,” is advice I have heard from more than one writing tutor over the last five years. Last April, I watched Hilary Mantel read an extract from Bring up the Bodies, the middle book from her Thomas Cromwell Trilogy, at the Oxford Literary Festival. I was struck by her exquisite use of detail and… Read More Hilary Mantel – Queen of detail

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