Delicious prose crumbs

Posted on February 21, 2013 by

It has been awhile since I posted a text fragment, but I loved this little bit of The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey. If you want a few good reasons to read this novel, Jo Walton makes the case here. I will merely add it’s one of the few things I’ve read that reminds me of Connie Willis.

Every schoolboy turned over the final page of Richard III with relief, because now at last the Wars of the Roses were over and they could get on to the Tudors, who were dull but easy to follow.

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