Tag Archives: Historical Fiction

Top 10 Literary Heroines

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This post was inspired by two things. Firstly watching Ron Lit’s recent video on her top 10 heroines (FYI her videos on Jane Austen are amazing). Secondly to get into using my Literary Listography. I’ve been two nervous of messing up this beautiful book to actual fill in any lists! Although Heroines isn’t in the… Continue reading Top 10 Literary Heroines

November reads

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I have decided that I would like to jump on the band wagon of posting a monthly wrap up and possible TBR for the month ahead. So, without further ado here are the books I worked my way through in November. The Queen of Subtleties by Suzannah Dunn Hmm…not the best start to the month,… Continue reading November reads

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

From page to stage: Wolf Hall & Bring up the Bodies

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Before I even start on a book to play discussion of Hilary Mantel’s Cromwell books I should be honest with you, there are no secrets here… I am obsessedĀ fascinated by the Tudors. History in general is one of my favouriteĀ genres but the Tudors (and the War of the Roses) has had a particular draw over… Continue reading From page to stage: Wolf Hall & Bring up the Bodies