A fool on a hill…: The Essex Serpent, by Sarah Perry

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I bought The Essex Serpent a few weeks ago and made a start but was easily distracted by another book which I was itching to read. I’ll go back to it but it’s interesting to learn that author Sue Purkiss found that the book didn’t quite capture her imagination.

The Essex Serpent, by Sarah Perry, is a very good book. But somehow, it didn’t quite seize my imagination. It’s probably just me; maybe I haven’t read it at the right time – because there’s no doubt that it’s absolutely beautifully written, and it’s won some seriously impressive prizes. Perhaps it’s a book you should read in the winter, in an isolated house, by a cosy fire, with…

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