The Trick to Time by Kim de Waal
Five o’clock, Monday morning, there’s a purple light far out at sea.
The King and the Catholics : the fight for rights 1829 by Antonia Fraser
The story begins with violence: in the summer of 1780 London was the scene of the worst riots the city had ever experienced and which were to prove the ‘largest, deadliest and most protracted urban riots in British history’.
Behind the Scenes at the Museum by Kate Atkinson.