REVIEW: A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes

Nominated for the 2020 Women’s Prize for Fiction, this is a powerful and imaginative retelling of the Trojan War. Although the story of the Trojan War is well known, through either films such as Troy starring Brad Pitt or of course Homer‘s Iliad – the story has always been told from the male perspective. A story… 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