Category Archives: Hilary Mantel

A book haul for the coming months…

I’ve not been hoarding – honestly! – but over the past few weeks I’ve been buying books as usual but not found the time to write about them. I work in a ‘key’ role (In relation to the current health … Continue reading

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Hilary Mantel – go for it!

As everyone knows, next week sees the publication of the final volume in Hilary Mantel’s ‘Thomas Cromwell’ trilogy –¬† ‘The Mirror and the Light.’ I’m a bit in two minds about this, simply because I still haven’t read the first … Continue reading

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Pant-wetting excitements for 2020

A the year draws full circle, I can’t help but look forward to see what pant-wetting excitements we have lined up for next year Ali Smith – Summer¬†Of course, in July we have the final volume of Ali Smith’s ‘seasons’ … Continue reading

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Decisions, decisions…

This week saw my books teetering into the realms of silliness. The LGBT history and Biography shelves threatened to swamp my bedroom door, the ‘to be read’ stacks in the bedroom had been there so long they were resembling cubist … Continue reading

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