Hilary Mantel remembered: ‘She was the queen of literature’

Hilary Mantel remembered: ‘She was the queen of literature’

Anne Enright: ‘She bristled with intelligence’ Irish writer best known for her Booker prize-winning novel The Gathering Hilary Mantel recently spent time in west Cork where she had acquired a house. It was her intention to reclaim her European citizenship by way of the Irish passport to which she was entitled. There were times in her life when her Irish ancestry was less important to her, but after the Brexit referendum it had become central again. Mantel grew up in …