Tag Archives: Historical Fiction

Book Review: The Ways of the World by Robert Goddard

1919. The eyes of the world are on Paris, where statesmen, diplomats and politicians have gathered to discuss the fate of half the world’s nations in the aftermath of the cataclysm that was the Great War. A horde of journalists, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The French Lesson by Hallie Rubenhold

1789: Henrietta Lightfoot, a young Englishwoman, trips on her silk gown as she runs for her life along the bloodstained streets of revolutionary Paris. She finds refuge in the opulent home of Grace Dalyrmple Elliott, the city’s most celebrated courtesan. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gutenberg’s Apprentice by Alix Christie

Youthful, ambitious Peter Schoeffer is on the verge of professional success as a scribe in Paris when his foster father, wealthy merchant and bookseller Johann Fust, summons him home to corrupt, feud-plagued Mainz to meet “a most amazing man.” Johann … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Death of Lyndon Wilder and the Consequences Thereof by E.A Dineley

If you’ve read a few of my reviews, you’ll know that not only do I like to read books, I also love to look at and smell books too. I love books where the publisher has clearly made an effort … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Bastard (The Kent Family Chronicles book 1) by John Jakes

We’ve been having a clear out at home, a load of books and things that I’d put aside for car boot sale etc have all been turfed but some books that were among them and I saved were the first … Continue reading

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