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My current work in progress is the third book of a trilogy about the 11th century queen of England, Emma of Normandy. Why write a trilogy, you may wonder. Why not put the entire story into one book? Maybe, you … Read More
BBC America’s new series THE LAST KINGDOM is based on The Saxon Tales a series of novels by the brilliant and prolific Bernard Cornwell. I have been a fan of Mr. Cornwell’s books for many years, so I was excited … Read More
Charles Frazier’s Cold Mountain, set during America’s Civil War, is one of the most brilliant, moving novels that I have ever read. Anyone who has seen the film may know the story, but the film does not convey the beauty … Read More
As this is now #BookadayUK, please note the British spelling of favourite in my title. In fact, there is only one book by Austen which would not make it into this ‘old favourite’ category. That would be Mansfield Park, due … Read More
I recently purchased Pope Joan by Lawrence Durrell. I don’t know if it’s a gem because I haven’t read it yet. It was a surprise to see this on the bookstore shelf, though, because I had no idea that Durrell … Read More