Thursday, 8 October 2009

Hilary Mantel

I'd like to pass on my congratulations to Hilary Mantel for her win. Thomas Cromwrell was one of my favourite people when I studied Tudor history at school.

It was probably that I identified with him as someone who had to make his own way in the world. Using his wits and his talents he gained everything. I guess he was unfortunate in working for such a capricious boss.

Looking forward to reading the book. It will be my Christmas holiday read I think because I love having a big story to get my teeth into over the quieter period.

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