We didn’t win: John Donne did

Eoin Purcell

Or rather John Stubbs’
Donne: The Reformed Soul did. From what was said of it*, it sounded a worthy winner and I have seen it in the store a few times and nearly bought it so I’m not that bitter:

Donne: The Reformed Soul deserved to win the overall award, said the chairman of the judging panel, David Goodhart, because it was “a revelation”. “I had expected a dry literary biography,” he added, “and found myself transported by a historical thriller set amidst the high politics of late 16th-, early 17th-century England, with struggles over religious and national loyalties which have many contemporary echoes.”

I am very disappointed for Brenda though and for everyone involved with Bibeanna which is a beautiful AND important book and didn’t even win in its category.

Oh well. An ceád úr eile.
Eoin

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