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A little literary tourism: in search of Hilary Mantel

Shafquat Towheed, Senior Lecturer in English Hilary Mantel has been lauded for reviving the fortunes of the historical novel in English, for being the first woman writer to have won the Booker Prize twice (2009, 2012), and for selling over … Continue reading

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Three Books

Sally O’Reilly, Lecturer, Creative Writing I’ve no idea how many books I’ve read in my life. I know I started young and read avidly from the age of five. My earliest reading focused around magic and adventure, and I developed … Continue reading

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