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Mr. Gladstone’s Library

A few months ago the e-newsletter Shelf Awareness ran a photo gallery of remarkable libraries. One picture that particularly caught my attention was of Gladstone’s Library in Wales. Here’s the photo:   Intrigued and a little bit enchanted, I immediately … Read More

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I’ve found that attending a Historical Novel Society conference – and I’ve just returned from my fourth conference in five years – is akin to being tossed into a blender. Faces, names, and stories all whirl around me non-stop for … Read More

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All Hallows, Physic and the HNS Conference

One of the things you’re reminded of on the London Walks is how much of London was destroyed in the blitz. A great deal of it was simply built anew, but some places were painstakingly restored just as they had … Read More

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