• Friday
  • November 21, 2014
  • Last updated: 10:39am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 4 of 4 for hilary mantel

Search results

  1. Wolf Hall

    Posted Mar 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jame Kidd Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel Fourth Estate HK$121 Here it is, then, the 2009 Man Booker winner. Hilary Mantel has arrived, with her big cheque and even bigger boost to her sales. It has been a long time coming: Mantel has published many worthy works (Fludd, Beyond Black) before triumphing with this gloriously written historical story set in the court of Henry VIII. Our ...

  2. Sacred Hearts

    Posted Feb 21st 2010, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd Sacred Hearts by Sarah Dunant Virago, HK$108 Sarah Dunant writes meaty, intelligent and enjoyable historical novels. Set regularly in and around Renaissance Italy, they fall somewhere between stories by litterateurs such as Hilary Mantel and populists like Ken Follett. Sacred Hearts, her ninth work of fiction, is driven by two central characters. Serafina ...

  3. The Lacuna

    Posted Jul 11th 2010, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver Faber and Faber HK$104 The Lacuna won the prestigious Orange Prize for fiction, beating out Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel and Lorrie Moore's A Gate for the Stars. It was some achievement, not least because The Lacuna had some big shoes to fill- Barbara Kingsolver's last book, The Poisonwood Bible, was a massive hit. Set ...

  4. Anatomy of a crisis

    Posted Mar 14th 2010, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... rapid, seemingly expert analysis of a volatile and intriguing region.' Novelist Hilary Mantel's review of Fragrant Harbour in The Independent ...



SCMP.com Account