Notre-Dame By Ken Follet Harper, 80pp, £9.99/$17 Before he has reached the 10th sentence of his new book, Notre-Dame, the
At my elbow, as I write, is a small tower of books, all volumes of English history, stacked up in
Ships of Heaven: The Private Lives of Britain’s Cathedrals By Christopher Somerville Doubleday, 352pp, £20/$39.95 This is the book in
My Father Left Me Ireland By Michael Brendan Dougherty Sentinel, 240pp, £20/$24 “You leave. I cry.” With these four words,
Under a rough, monkish cowl, skulking in the frayed margins of the historical record, Mael Dub feels elusive, barely knowable.