Hilary Mantel Q&A
The two-time Booker Prize winner sat down with us on being longlisted for The Mirror & the Light.
Published posthumously, Rising is R.C. Hutchinson’s powerful exploration of one man's attempt at redemption.
Sabino - the outcast member of a rich mine-owning family - is renowned for his arrogance and brutality. For reasons of personal revenge, he agrees to lead an expedition to crush saboteurs who are attacking a railway line vital to the mine. As he leads his army of half-starved men across the arid and treacherous landscape, Sabino also embarks on a journey of the soul.
About the AuthorR.C. Hutchinson was born in Finchley, England. He published his first novel in 1930 and gave up his job in advertising to write full-time in 1935.