Mantel unveils final volume in award-winning Thomas Cromwell trilogy

LONDON (Reuters) – British novelist Hilary Mantel unveiled the final installment on Wednesday of her Tudor trilogy about Thomas Cromwell, the blacksmith’s son who rose to be King Henry VIII’s most powerful adviser only to fall from grace and meet a gruesome end.

Eight years in the writing, “The Mirror & the Light” is one of the most eagerly anticipated literary releases in recent years following the runaway success of the two previous novels in the series.

“Wolf Hall”, published in 2009, and its sequel “Bring Up the Bodies”, which came out in 2012, together sold more than 5 million

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