Sarah Dunant

Wonderful New York Times review for Blood & Beauty

The US edition of Blood & Beauty is out now, and is starting to attract great reviews, as this recent piece in the New York Times demonstrates:

In “Blood and Beauty,” Dunant follows the path set by Hilary Mantel with “Wolf Hall” and “Bring Up the Bodies.” Just as Mantel humanized and, to an extent, rehabilitated the brilliant, villainous Thomas Cromwell and the court of Henry VIII, Dunant transforms the blackhearted Borgias and the conniving courtiers and cardinals of Renaissance Europe into fully rounded characters, brimming with life and lust.

You can read the full review here.

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