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Mantel's "Bring Up the Bodies" 1st to Win Costa & Booker

Hilary Mantel with her Costa Award and Booker Prize-winning book - peoplewhowrite

Hilary Mantel with her Costa Award and Booker Prize-winning book

Hilary Mantel’s Bring Up the Bodies topped multiple Best of 2012 book lists; and it’s been racking up literary awards too, the latest being the £30,000 Costa Book Award. “We couldn’t allow the number of times it has already been lauded to affect our decision, it was quite simply the best book,” the Costa judges reportedly said in a statement.

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2 responses to “Mantel's "Bring Up the Bodies" 1st to Win Costa & Booker

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