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The Mirror and the Light by Hilary Mantel (Hardback)


When Emira is apprehended at a supermarket for kidnapping the white child she’s actually babysitting, it sets off an explosive chain of events. Her employer Alix, a feminist blogger with the best of intentions, resolves to make things right. But Emira herself is aimless, broke and wary of Alix’s desire to help. When a surprising connection emerges between the two women, it sends them on a crash course that will upend everything they think they know about themselves, each other, and the messy dynamics of privilege.

‘A gripping page-turner’ Madeline Miller – ‘A beautiful tale of how we live now’ Elizabeth Day – ‘Charming, authentic and every bit as entertaining as it is calmly, intelligently damning’ Observer.


ISBN 9780007480999

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The long-awaited sequel to Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, the stunning conclusion to Hilary Mantel’s Man Booker Prize-winning Wolf Hall trilogy.’If you cannot speak truth at a beheading, when can you speak it?’England, May 1536. Anne Boleyn is dead, decapitated in the space of a heartbeat by a hired French executioner. As her remains are bundled into oblivion, Thomas Cromwell breakfasts with the victors.

‘A masterpiece’ Guardian – ‘It is a book not read, but lived’ Telegraph – ‘Her Cromwell novels are, for my money, the greatest English novels of this century’ Observer.


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Weight 1.2 kg
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