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Tudor Tuesdays #1 – The Queen of Subtleties

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Today’s first Tudor Tuesday is a bit of a funny one. As has been well documented so far (and in only a handful of blogs that’s pretty impressive) I am rather partial to a dose of historical fiction. But I recently read a book which made me question the genre and wonder – when does… Continue reading Tudor Tuesdays #1 – The Queen of Subtleties

On The Song of Ice and Fire: The role of women

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Fantasy is one of my all time favourite genres and the seriesĀ A Song of Ice and FireĀ (ASOIF) by George RR Martin summed up why in so many ways: an all encompassing new reality, magic, awesome characters, plot twists and, most importantly, dragons. What ASOIF also has is strong female characters who boldly take on traditional… Continue reading On The Song of Ice and Fire: The role of women