Well Christmas and all that accompanies it is over. The cards will soon come down, the tree undecorated and the glitter swept up. And then, apart from New Year, which I really don't like, January stretches out before us, seemingly endless and with no money as we spent that all before Christmas!! Storms, floods, and even perhaps the cold winter promised us by the surfeit of holly berries.
So I am recommending a long read. Some evenings before the fire, curled up with one you can get your teeth into, and by long I mean 500+ pages. Here's one I really enjoyed last year: