I hereby invoke my right not to finish a book.
I hadn’t come across Daniel Pennac’s Rights of the Reader until Gretchen Rubin mentioned it on her… 256 more words
Bring Up The Bodies begins almost immediately after the events of Wolf Hall, with Thomas Cromwell orchestrating the precipitous downfall of Anne Boleyn and the meteoric rise of the blushing Jane Seymour. 788 more words
Looking back, it seems that Hilary Mantel’s Tudor epics have served as substantial bookends to my six years at Bristol University. When I started my part-time English Literature degree in 2009, the last book I chose to read for pleasure before being overwhelmed by required syllabus reading was… 62 more words