"If I based my star rating on quality, this would be a 3 or 3.5. The author writes well; I appreciated that she added a little something more to the modern romance genre; and it was a book about writers, so that was good for me, too. But ultimate..."
"I love Mantel and, as usual, her writing skills here are amazing. I definitely liked the second half of the book better than the first; the more recent essays from an older Mantel, mainly focusing on some historical figure, were more to my taste ..."