Peculiar Ground by Lucy Hughes-Hallett

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At times it feels that she tries to cover too much ground, but the novel is rich with detail, made vivid by meticulous research. The result leaves you hoping that this late conversion to fiction will prove only the beginning.
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Lucy Hughes-Hallett is an award-winning cultural historian and critic. She is the author of Heroes: A History of Hero Worship and Cleopatra: Histories, Dreams, and Distortions. She has written on books, theater, and television for most of the leading British newspapers. For five years she was the television critic for the Evening Standard and has long been a regular contributor to The Sunday Times (London) Books Section. She has judged a number of literary prizes, and she is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. She lives in London.




Author Residence: London
 
Published January 9, 2018 by Harper. 448 pages
Genres: History, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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Reviewed by Stephanie Merritt on May 28 2017

At times it feels that she tries to cover too much ground, but the novel is rich with detail, made vivid by meticulous research. The result leaves you hoping that this late conversion to fiction will prove only the beginning.

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