Hilary Mantel, Author of Wolf Hall Trilogy, Dies Suddenly

Hilary Mantel, Author of Wolf Hall Trilogy, Dies Suddenly

Celebrated British novelist Dame Hilary Mantel has died at the age of 70, her publisher announced Friday. “It is with great sadness that AM Heath and HarperCollins announce that bestselling author Dame Hilary Mantel DBE died suddenly yet peacefully yesterday, surrounded by close family and friends, aged 70,” HarperCollins said in a statement. “Hilary Mantel was one of the greatest English novelists of this century and her beloved works are considered modern classics. She will be greatly missed.” Mantel was …