Hilary Mantel has just won this years Man Booker prize with her book “Bring Up The Bodies” with its prize fund of £50000.
Hilary is also the 1st British woman to win the Man Booker prize twice! She last won it in 2009 with her book “Wolf Hall”.
“Bring Up the Bodies” is about the downfall of Anne Boleyn seen through the eyes of Thomas Cromwell who was Henry VIII’s Chief Minister.
The BBC is planning to adapt both of Hilary’s books into 6 part dramas.