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Friday Finds

I feel like I haven’t done Friday Finds in a while. Here are some that have come to my attention:

Wolf Hall, by Hilary Mantel. Actually, I heard about this a while ago, but I was offered an ARC of this book this week (historical fiction set in Tudor times that promises to be not just another bodice-ripper).

The Love Knot, by Vanessa Alexander. Again, historical fiction. I saw a review of this somewhere, and now I can’t remember where!

The Last Concubine, by Leslie Downer. Historical fiction set in 19th century Japan.

The Russian Concubine, by Kate Furnivall. Set in China in the early 20th century.

Another browse on the Persephone website yielded:
Every Eye, by Isobel English
Consequences, by EM Delafield
Little Boy Lost, by Marghanita Laski
Fidelity, by Susan Glaspell


dolleygurl said…
I was offered the ARC of Wolf Hall too. It will be interesting to see how our opinions compare. It sounds very good.
Marg said…
I have Wolf Hall out from the library at the moment.

OF the others, I have read a couple of Furnivall's books and really liked them, and have also The Last Concubine which I wasn't all that impressed with despite the interesting setting.
Anonymous said…
I actually ordered Wolf Hall from AmazonUK when it first came out. I can't wait to see your review - some bloggers seem to be a bit put off by the size.

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