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by Debra
Tue January 27th, 2009, 12:42 am
Forum: Later Medieval
Topic: The Plague
Replies: 12
Views: 6216

[quote=""Margaret""]Just finished reading Company of Liars by Karen Maitland, which is set in 1348, the year the Black Plague arrived in England. That was an exceptionally rainy year, and the novel is quite vivid in portraying the difficulties the flooding brought for travelers and everyone else. Th...
by Debra
Tue January 27th, 2009, 12:34 am
Forum: Victorian
Topic: Victorian Women's Fiction
Replies: 6
Views: 2669

[quote=""Christina""]Hi Margaret - what an interesting subject! I haven't read a great deal of the fiction of the time and have - for some time - been intending to read something by Maria Correlli, solely because Queen Victoria had -with her daughter, Vicky - quite a discussion about her work. The g...
by Debra
Tue January 27th, 2009, 12:12 am
Forum: Jean Plaidy
Topic: Old Title-New Title: A Public Service
Replies: 6
Views: 2146

new titles, new cover art..

Thanks for the alert! I get so frustrated when I buy a book I already own because the pub's decided to rename it or put on a new cover when they release a new edition!! :confused:
by Debra
Tue January 27th, 2009, 12:06 am
Forum: Anya Seton
Topic: 'The Best of Anya'
Replies: 74
Views: 9037

Seton

I agree with pretty much all of you regarding her books. I loved Kathrine and was thrilled to find Green Darkness at a library sale a couple years ago. My Theodosia haunted me in high school-not used to that kind of ending!

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