Wise Virgin, by AN Wilson

Giles Fox is a blind scholar, who's spent years working on a mediaeval document, convinced that his translation will upset the academic world with his analysis of the linguistic quirks of the original. He's helped by an adoring research assistant, who proposes marriage to him in the first line of the book.

Came across this in the charity shop, and having recently finished Love Unkown, thought it would be worth a go. And it was another success. Not sure why AN Wilson isn't more popular: he really can write.

The book was funny and clever and I really enjoyed it.

Completed : 27-Jul-2012

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