historical fiction

The deepest grave - bibliophile review

Medieval Noir : The Deepest Grave

 London, 1392   Peculiar things are happening at the cemetery of St Modwen’s Church after sunset: corpses are said to come to life and roam in the churchyard, carrying around their own coffins. And it is not long after that...

Wolf Hall - bibliophile review

Wolf Hall, by Hilary Mantel

“The fate of people is made like this, two men in small rooms. Forget the coronations, the conclaves of the cardinals….this is how the world changes.” Sixteenth century. Twenty years after their marriage, the Royal Couple have failed to produce...