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Book Review: An Instance of the Fingerpost by Iain Pears

An Instance of the Fingerpost, published in 1998, is a rather large work of historical fiction – 704 pages long! As I had this read aloud to me by my husband whenever we had some free time – which was not often – it took over a year to get through it – but it was totally worth… Read on

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HNS Oxford 2016

Good day to you! From Friday 2nd to Sunday the 4th of September, I attended the Historical Novel Society Conference in Oxford. This was the second HNS conference I attended – the first being two years ago in London – but this was the first one in which I took part as a speaker. I had a really… Read on

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Weekly Wrap-Up January 10th-16th 2015

It’s time for our second Weekly Wrap-up! One of the biggest things this week was viewing the trailer to the film Michiel de Ruyter. I cannot wait. Though, as I said on Twitter, the man they’ve hired to portray William III is far too hunky to be William III. Oh well, I suppose if it gets young people… Read on

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