Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel
Jan10

Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel

I haven’t shared any book reviews on the blog for a while, partly because it’s been Christmas and new year, but mainly because I haven’t read many books. After reading the brilliant Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel, I planned to read a few easy thrillers before tackling the sequel, Booker Prize-winning Bring Up the Bodies. But as soon as I held that book in my hand, I knew I had to dive straight back into Tudor England and...

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Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
Nov22

Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

Wolf Hall is the Booker Prize winning novel about the rise of Thomas Cromwell. Now I don’t shy away from a literary novel, but did I ever think I would read a 650 page book about the Tudors? No, I didn’t. But this year I have been enjoying the Shardlake detective novels by C J Sansom. Thomas Cromwell appears in those novels. One of my oldest friends, who is a huge reader and reads far better quality books than me, said...

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