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Hilary Mantel on writing historical fiction

BBC Radio 4
Jun 13, 2017 · 14 min read

BBC Reith Lectures 2017, part one

This is the first of Hilary Mantel’s Reith Lectures, broadcast on 13 June 2017. It’s a beautiful and moving meditation on her craft. Read part two, part three, part four and part five here on Medium.