Mantel pre-orders surge as Waterstones plans Mirror & the Light preview signing

Mantel pre-orders surge as Waterstones plans Mirror & the Light preview signing

Hilary Mantel will sign copies of The Mirror & the Light in Waterstones Piccadilly for 200 lucky fans on the eve of its publication, it was announced today, as the chain revealed pre-orders for the new title have already surpassed those for Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments (Chatto & Windus).

The long-awaited final part of Mantel’s Cromwell trilogy will be published by Fourth Estate on 5th March, eight years after its Booker-winning predecessor Bring Up The Bodies was released.

Waterstones is going all out for the release, with around 100 events at stores around the country including an ap...

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