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Mantel Piece

A popular author named Hilary/ Was put in a media pillory/ For saying of Thatcher/ She itched to dispatch ‘er/ But lacked the required artillery./// http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/news/hilary-mantel-should-be-investigated-by-police-over-margaret-thatcher-assassination-story-says-lord-bell-9746747.html A popular author named Hilary Was put in a media pillory For saying of Thatcher She itched … Continue reading

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Hilary in the Pillory

There once was a writer named Hilary/ Whom newspapers put in the pillory/ A lecture on Kate/ Provoked tabloid hate/ And Cameron’s heavy artillery. ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2013/feb/19/kate-hilary-mantel-duchess-cambridge There once was a writer named Hillary/Whom newspapers put in the pillory/A lecture on Kate/Provoked … Continue reading

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Award for the Mantel-piece

The 2012 Booker for fiction/ Went once more to Mantel’s depiction/ Of the scheming enforcer/ Behind the divorcer/ In Henry VIII’s jurisdiction. ///http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/hilary-mantel-wins-man-booker-1382926

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