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A new story from Hilary Mantel, author of Wolf Hall and The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher and twice winner of the Man Booker Prize. This story is also available in the paperback and eBook edition of The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher. ‘Lastly,’ Mr Maddox said, ‘and to conclude our tour, we come to a very special part of the house.’ He paused, to impress on her that she was going to have a treat. ‘Perhaps, Miss Marcella, it may be that in your last situation, the house did not have a panic room?’ ‘The School of English’ invites us behind the stucco façade of a Notting Hill mansion where fear and cruelty grip a household.