Giving Up the Ghost
A Memoir (John MacRae Books)
This memoir follows author Hilary Mantel's upbringing in postwar rural England and her pursuit of unlikely accomplishments. However, after marriage, she experiences persistent pain and ineffective medical treatment, leading to a life without children. Through it all, she finds solace in writing novels.
First Published in 2003
2022-09-23T23:33:35.000ZA true Goddess. Her book Giving Up The Ghost is the most searing portrait of living in a female body that can be read. Her work is eternal. – source