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by ellisael
Thu October 8th, 2020, 8:07 am
Forum: Ask Your Fellow Readers
Topic: Book recommendations for less common time periods
Replies: 3
Views: 890

Re: Book recommendations for less common time periods

Susan wrote:
Sun December 3rd, 2017, 9:59 pm
Here's a resource you may find useful: http://www.historicalnovels.info/ - Over 5000 Historical Novels Listed by Time and Place Including more than 700 Reviews
terrific resource- thank you!
by ellisael
Thu October 8th, 2020, 8:06 am
Forum: Any Good Books About . . .
Topic: WWI family saga series recommendations
Replies: 7
Views: 3976

Re: WWI family saga series recommendations

LOVE this thread!
by ellisael
Thu October 8th, 2020, 8:05 am
Forum: India
Topic: Jewel in the Crown/Raj Quartet
Replies: 8
Views: 2785

Re:

It's an excellent read, very long and leisurely, with quite a number of characters - and very perceptive about that period and place. Do read it - you won't regret the time spent. I have read this historical fiction called 'The Untitled' by Gayathri Prabhu- it is fantastic- so rich and descriptive
by ellisael
Thu October 8th, 2020, 7:56 am
Forum: Young Adult Historical Fiction
Topic: HF Textbook?
Replies: 5
Views: 2038

Re: HF Textbook?

I am reading this thread much in the future from the OG posting. This thread, however, reminded me the concept of social reproduction- teaching history is an act of social reproduction in that the mode of pedagogy not only decides how the content is received and what attitude towards these social ma...
by ellisael
Mon June 8th, 2020, 10:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are you reading? June 2020
Replies: 13
Views: 373

Re: What are you reading? June 2020

Hi, I am rereading Watchmen and in the current political and social scenario, i can see many gaps in the book but also many deep resonances in the form of dissatisfactions and uprisings. I am also learning up my arithmetic and geometric sequences in as non-boring fashion as possible with applicable ...
by ellisael
Mon June 8th, 2020, 10:05 am
Forum: The Craft of Writing
Topic: Does this sound like a good story?
Replies: 3
Views: 788

Re: Does this sound like a good story?

Hey, this story sounds good to me. Hope you did write it :) Don't let the fear of not being good enough stop you
by ellisael
Mon June 8th, 2020, 10:04 am
Forum: Things We Collect
Topic: Forget-me-nots and books
Replies: 2
Views: 1373

Re: Forget-me-nots and books

this is extremely beautiful. When i was younger, I, too, used to collect plat themed bookmarks. Really enjoy it.
by ellisael
Wed February 5th, 2020, 11:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading February 2020?
Replies: 12
Views: 257

Re: What Are You Reading February 2020?

I am reading three books this time. One historical fiction is by this obscure writer called Gayathri Prabhu. It is called Vikram and Vetaal, a friend of mine got it from India- it is really interesting because she has managed to mould these old folktales and also make the ones who have written about...
by ellisael
Wed November 6th, 2019, 10:28 am
Forum: Any Good Books About . . .
Topic: The Silk Road
Replies: 4
Views: 1858

Re: The Silk Road

I did quite enjoy reading Life Along the Silk Route.
by ellisael
Tue November 5th, 2019, 11:00 am
Forum: Things We Collect
Topic: Forget-me-nots and books
Replies: 2
Views: 1373

Re: Forget-me-nots and books

It is somehow so beautiful that you collect forget-me-nots. It is very poetic.

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