‘Just as Mantel humanized… the brilliant, villainous Thomas Cromwell, Dunant transforms the blackhearted Borgias and the conniving courtiers and cardinals of Renaissance Europe into fully rounded characters, brimming with life and lust’ – New York Times
‘Dunant brings fifteenth century Italian cities vividly alive – the lawlessness and violence, the diseased and damaged bodies, the debauchery and corpses… an intelligent and passionate book’ – Sunday Times
‘Gripping . . . a must-read’ – Daily Mail
Published today in paperback
Too successful for her own good? The legacy of Daphne DuMaurier 2pm-6pm, Saturday 28 March, Oxford Literary Festival Daphne du Maurier was a critically acclaimed and commercially successful novelist. Rebecca [...]
Sarah’s book, The Birth of Venus, is to be published in Italian by Neri Pozza. It will be out in September.