Peter Ackroyd may very well be God. I haven’t met him but I’m feeling pretty good about this. Any other explanation as to how he manages to produce so many huge books filled with so much knowledge in such a short space of time (commonly termed “prolific,” to be concise), all so well written, comes… Read More Tudors by Peter Ackroyd.
Congratulations, Eleanor! Seems my guess was the kiss of death for Jim Crace and NiViolet Bulwayo. Sorry about that, you two. Especially to Jim Crace. That man should not stop writing, almost as much as I should, in order to protect the innocent. I’m upset with him for his insistence he’s done. He wants to… Read More Man Booker 2013. The winner is: Eleanor Catton
So much and so varied. That’s what I’ve been reading and doing. Thanks for asking! I’ve always been a bit of an Anglophile, so when books on the history of the British Isles pop up for review I grab them with my grubby paws and run. Such was my luck to find this book via… Read More The King’s Grave: The Discovery of Richard III’s Lost Burial Place and the Clues it Holds by Philippa Langley and Michael Jones