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Elizabeth Jenkins is a distinguished biographer (of Jane Austen, Lady Caroline Lamb, and Elizabeth I), historian, and novelist. The Tortoise and the Hare, her sixth novel, was first published in 1953, and is generally considered her greatest work of fiction. Hilary Mantel is the award-winning author of such works as Beyond Black, Fludd, Giving Up the Ghost, and A Place of Greater Safety.


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