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mantel

(less commonly), mantle
1. a wooden or stone frame around the opening of a fireplace, together with its decorative facing
2. a shelf above this frame

Mantel

The frame and shelf surrounding the fireplace; often used to denote just the shelf.

mantel

mantel, 2
1. A beam or arch that supports the masonry above a fireplace; also called a mantel-tree.
2. All the construction or facing around a fireplace.
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Dame Hilary Mantel holding her Dame Commander of the British Empire medal yesterday
British author Hilary Mantel is best known for the first two volumes of her Thomas Cromwell trilogy, Wolf Hall (*** SELECTION Jan/Feb 2010) and Bring Up the Bodies (*** SELECTION July/Aug 2012), both of which won the Man Booker Prize, among other illustrious awards.
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Given the sheer number of iterations, it takes a certain audacity for a novelist to assay this subject yet again, as Hilary Mantel did in her Booker Prize-winning novel Wolf Hall (2009), now taking up the story where she left off in Bring Up the Bodies (also a Booker Prize winner).