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A Place of Greater Safety - Hilary Mantel

I am currently reading this. No one writes like Hilary Mantel. I can only describe her style like a slow burn -- events gradually build up to a passage that hits you like a million light beams.

 

And this is a story of The French Revolution: war, blood, anarchy, science, philosophy, a doomed monarchy. What took me so long?

 

I used to read entire books within days. Now it takes me weeks. Maybe our ADHD social media-addled society is to blame? Or maybe it's just me. Enough with the excuses.