The British novelist Hilary Mantel died after a short illness. Her most famous works are Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies. She was 70 years old. Her publishers, 4th Estate Books and HarperCollins U.K. confirmed her sudden death.
In her career, she won two Man Booker Prizes, considered the most prestigious literary award in the world.
On social media, 4th Estate Books and Harper Collins expressed their sadness over the passing of Dame Hilary. Our thoughts are with her family, friends, and husband. However, due to her passing, we have such a beautiful body of work to be thankful for.”
Hilary Mantel Cause Of Death:
As reported by The New York Times, she died from a stroke. She wrote so many great novels.
In her late 20s, Mantel was diagnosed with advanced endometriosis that required surgical menopause. As a result, she couldn’t have children and was required to continue the treatment for the rest of her life.
How did Hilary Mantel die?
She suffered from advanced endometriosis, but it did not cause her death. Her death was caused by a stroke.
We are heartbroken at the death of our beloved author, Dame Hilary Mantel, and our thoughts are with her friends and family, especially her husband, Gerald. This is a devastating loss and we can only be grateful she left us with such a magnificent body of work. pic.twitter.com/d8bzkBBXuH
— 4th Estate Books (@4thEstateBooks) September 23, 2022
Who is Hilary Mantel?
She was born in northern Derbyshire in 1952. In Cheshire, she studied at a convent school. She studied law at Sheffield University and the London School of Economics.
She worked in a geriatric hospital after graduating from university as a social worker. They were married in 1977 and moved to Botswana in 1978 before moving to Saudi Arabia in 1982. In 1986, Mantel returned to the U.K. and worked as a film critic for the Spectator.
Nevertheless, Mantel’s 2009 Man Booker Prize-winning novel “Wolf Hall” made her a global sensation.
A popular author in the U.K., Mantel is best known for her seminal Tudor drama “Wolf Hall”. At the same time, she has written more than a dozen books. She is the first British author and woman to win two Booker prizes, according to Harper Collins U.K. She is also the only writer to win the prize twice in a row.