Book Review: A Place of Greater Safety, by Hilary Mantel.

And here I will review a novel about the French Revolution to end all novels about the French Revolution. I’ve talked about Hilary Mantel’s celebrated Wolf Hall; this is an earlier novel of hers, a grander and a more sweeping one. And a longer one. Oh, so much longer… Let’s start with the official blurb: ‘Georges-Jacques Danton: zealous, energetic and debt-ridden. Maximilien Robespierre: ... VIEW THE POST >>