A fascinating close look at the life in one important monastery under threat from Thomas Cromwell based around a very well constructed murder story. As ever C.J. Sansom has produced an enthralling book, difficult to put down.
This is a truly wonderful description of Morocco written in1920, 8 years after the beginning of the French Protectorate. Wharton was an American who missed nothing in her accounts of the lives of the people she met.