Another award for Devon author Hilary Mantel

The author Hilary Mantel has picked up another literary award for her books about Henry VIII's chancellor Thomas Cromwell. 'Bring up the Bodies' has been named the Costa Novel of the Year.

Her earlier book 'Wolf Hall' won five major awards. She lives overlooking the sea in Budleigh Salterton in Devon, where John Andrews went to meet her and find out what the prizes mean to her: