1. Random Thoughts: A catch up for May 2013 « Strange Thoughts

    […] on Tudor history. I discussed the parallels between Cromwell and modern politicians in my review of Hilary Mantel’s ‘Bring Up the Bodies’.┬áHere Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch, of Oxford University, and Mark D’Arcy, the BBC’s […]

  2. Book review: Pure by Andrew Miller « Strange Thoughts

    […] to really immerse yourself in your period, and then to forget about it all and tell a story. The last novel I reviewed here demonstrated a rich understanding of period but was at root a story of human psychology. This novel […]

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