Hilary Mantel

Birthday – 6 July – Hilary Mantel

Literary Birthday – 6 July – Hilary Mantel

Happy Birthday, Hilary Mantel, born 6 July 1952 Quotes The word 'however' is like an imp coiled beneath your chair. It induces ink to form words you have not yet seen, and lines to march across the page and overshoot the margin. There are no…

Where Writers Write – Hilary Mantel

'I write in the main room of our flat, at the top of a former Victorian asylum in Surrey. My desk was made in Norfolk in serviceable pine. It is arranged in layers, as a working model of my mind. The surface is dull, plain…