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A look at the literary legacy of Hilary Mantel

Hilary Mantel died Thursday at age 70 near her home in Exeter, England. She authored 17 books, but it was her trilogy of historical fiction based on the life of Thomas Cromwell and King Henry VIII that brought her worldwide fame and acclaim. Here’s an excerpt of a 2015 conversation between Mantel and Jeffrey Brown as part of our arts and culture series, "CANVAS."

A look at the literary legacy of Hilary Mantel

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