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About Hilary Mantel
Hilary Mantel CBE read Law at Sheffield and the London School of Economics then worked as a social worker and saleswoman before moving to Botswana with her husband, where she started to write; then to Saudi Arabia. Throughout her 20s she suffered from misdiagnosed endometriosis, treated with anti-psychotic drugs, an experience recorded in her memoir, Giving up the Ghost. She has published 10 critically-acclaimed novels, in various literary genres; most recently Beyond Black, which won the Orange Prize, and the Man Booker-award-winner Wolf Hall. She is also a prolific critic and essayist. Hilary lives with her husband in Surrey.