I knew there would eventually be a post in which this gif would be sadly relevant.
This is not a novel. I had to keep reminding myself of that all the way through.
This is not a novel. This is real life. These things happened, and are still happening, and sadly will probably continue to happen for a while yet.
I read a lot of books. I would even say that I read a lot of very good books. But occasionally, just very occasionally, a book comes along that can only be described as masterful.
Oh 2016, I am greatly enjoying the books you send my way.
Weatherland was sent to me for review by the good folks at Thames & Hudson. It is basically the most English book ever written: charting the history of a country’s art and literature through its weather.