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Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2009 'Lock Cromwell in a deep dungeon in the morning,' says Thomas More, 'and when you come back that night he'll be sitting on a plush cushion eating larks' tongues, and all the gaolers will owe him money.'
A charming yet substantial historical novel; even if written for teens, adults will find much to love in this story.
Cry, the Beloved Country
Reading this book is like enjoying a cool, refreshing beverage on a hot day.
Tess of the D'Urbervilles