REVIEW: Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell

Moving effortlessly between the past and present, Maggie O’Farrell’s novel is a vivid portrait of Shakespeare’s family life. Taking some of the focus off playwright William Shakespeare and shining a light on his family life, Maggie O’Farrell’s profound novel beautifully intertwines the past with the present to offer real depth and insight into the world… Read More

NEWS: Shortlist Announced for Women’s Prize for Fiction 2020

The prize will be awarded in a rescheduled ceremony in September. Organisers of this year’s Women’s prize for Fiction have announced the shortlist of nominees up for the £30,000 prize.  This year’s prize will see Hilary Mantel, nominated for The Mirror & the Light the concluding part to her Thomas Cromwell trilogy, compete alongside Hamnet by… Read More