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Are the C J Sansom Shardlake books easy to follow?

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Kasterborous Thu 27-Jun-13 15:11:48

I've seen the first of these in our local charity shop. I thought it looked good, but I've always found historical fiction difficult to follow. So are they fairly easy to follow or not?

Sinkingfeeling Thu 27-Jun-13 15:13:49

I'd say fairly easy really - I loved them. Why not give the first one a try (I thought it was the best)?

CatelynStark Thu 27-Jun-13 15:14:39

They're FAB!!

DramaAlpaca Thu 27-Jun-13 15:15:46

I read a lot of historical fiction & I've read the whole series of these. I thought they were a great read & I really enjoyed them. They are very evocative of the period in which they are set & are very well written.

Kasterborous Thu 27-Jun-13 15:22:22

Ok you've convinced me to give them a try.

Kasterborous Thu 27-Jun-13 15:22:39

Thanks smile

They're great, I've read all of them now. Also I didn't read the first couple in order and it didn't matter too much.

awaynboilyurheid Thu 27-Jun-13 16:30:12

Really good and once you read one they are addictive

Kasterborous Fri 28-Jun-13 10:54:46

You were all right I got the first one yesterday afternoon and am halfway through it already.

Glad you are enjoying it. I really like them but they are well written so are not necessarily an easy read, but still very enjoyable smile

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