British author Hilary Mantel dies aged 70

British author Hilary Mantel dies aged 70

Award-winning British author, Dame Hilary Mantel, has died at the age of 70.

In a statement, her publisher, HarperCollins, announced that the author had died suddenly but peacefully, surrounded by family and friends.

Ms Mantel was best known for her best-selling Wolf Hall trilogy.

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