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Wolf Hall

Wolf Hall

by Hilary Mantel

In the ruthless arena of King Henry VIII's court, only one man dares to gamble his life to win the king's favor and ascend to the heights of political powerEngland in the 1520s is a heartbeat from disaster. If the king dies without a male heir, the co...

Narrator: Simon Slater
Published: 11/01/2009
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Bring Up the Bodies

Bring Up the Bodies

by Hilary Mantel

The sequel to Hilary Mantel's 2009 Man Booker Prize winner and New York Times bestseller, Wolf Hall delves into the heart of Tudor history with the downfall of Anne Boleyn Though he battled for seven years to marry her, Henry is disenchanted with Anne...

Narrator: Simon Vance
Published: 05/08/2012
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The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher

The Assassination of Margaret Tha...

by Hilary Mantel

One of the most accomplished, acclaimed, and garlanded writers, Hilary Mantel delivers a brilliant collection of contemporary storiesIn The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher, Hilary Mantel's trademark gifts of penetrating characterization, unsparing ...

Narrator: Jane Carr
Published: 09/30/2014
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Terminus A The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher Essay

Terminus: A "The Assassination of...

by Hilary Mantel

Terminus: A "The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher" Essay by Hilary MantelThe Assassination of Margaret Thatcher is The New York Times bestselling collection, from the Man Booker prize-winner for Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, that has been calle...

Narrator: Jane Carr
Published: 12/08/2015
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A Place of Greater Safety

A Place of Greater Safety

by Hilary Mantel

It is 1789, and three young provincials have come to Paris to make their way. Georges-Jacques Danton, an ambitious young lawyer, is energetic, pragmatic, debt-ridden--and hugely but erotically ugly. Maximilien Robespierre, also a lawyer, is slight, di...

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Published: 05/24/2013
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Every Day Is Mothers Day

Every Day Is Mother's Day

by Hilary Mantel

Evelyn Axona is a medium by trade; her daughter, Muriel, is a half-wit by nature. Barricaded in their crumbling house, surrounded by the festering rubbish of years, they defy the curiosity of their neighbors and their social worker, Isabel Field. Isab...

Narrator: Sandra Duncan
Published: 10/04/2013
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Eight Months on Ghazzah Street

Eight Months on Ghazzah Street

by Hilary Mantel

When Frances Shore joins her engineer husband in Jeddah she is warned not to ask questions. But bored, she begins to speculate about her neighbours and the empty flat above her. At first she believes the flat is being used as a lover's tryst - then sh...

Narrator: Sandra Duncan
Published: 05/02/2014
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An Experiment in Love

An Experiment in Love

by Hilary Mantel

Carmel McBain is the only child of working-class Irish-Catholic parents. Her mother aspires to something more for her than what life in their depressed mill town has to offer. She is ambitious for her daughter, determined that she slip through England...

Narrator: Jane Collingwood
Published: 06/07/2013
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A Change of Climate

A Change of Climate

by Hilary Mantel

Ralph and Anna Eldred are an exemplary couple, devoting themselves to doing good. Thirty years ago as missionaries in Africa, the worst that could happen did. Shattered by their encounter with inexplicable evil, they returned to England, never to spea...

Narrator: Sandra Duncan
Published: 05/17/2013
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Fludd

Fludd

by Hilary Mantel

One dark and stormy night in 1956, a stranger named Fludd mysteriously turns up in the dismal village of Fetherhoughton. He is the curate sent by the bishop to assist Father Angwin-or is he? In the most unlikely of places, a superstitious town that un...

Narrator: Gordon Griffin
Published: 05/17/2013
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The Giant OBrien

The Giant, O'Brien

by Hilary Mantel

London, 1782: center of science and commerce, home to the newly rich and the desperately poor. In the midst of it all is the Giant, O'Brien, a freak of nature, a man of song and story who trusts in myths, fairies, miracles, and little people. He has c...

Narrator: Patrick Moy
Published: 03/21/2014
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Vacant Possession

Vacant Possession

by Hilary Mantel

Ten years have passed since Muriel Axon was locked away for society's protection, but psychiatric confinement has only increased her malice and ingenuity. At last free, she sets into motion an intricate plan to exact revenge on those who had her put a...

Narrator: Sandra Duncan
Published: 08/26/2014
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