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by Catherine Delors
Mon October 25th, 2010, 11:10 am
Forum: Member Writings
Topic: Adventures in Time Travel: Undercover at the Court of Henry II
Replies: 536
Views: 40539

[quote=""Miss Moppet""]That's not stopping it selling, unfortunately. :( :confused: But then, Little Princess have got a major sales push behind it, and they could sell snow to Eskimos.[/quote]

A major sales push, says you? All right, that's it, I am switching to Little Princess for my next novel!
by Catherine Delors
Thu September 9th, 2010, 11:20 pm
Forum: French Revolution
Topic: Anyone here interested in 1790s France and England?
Replies: 46
Views: 8624

[quote=""M.M. Bennetts""]I read non-fiction almost exclusively though.[/quote]

But you belong to a site that's called Historical Fiction Online? :)
by Catherine Delors
Fri August 27th, 2010, 3:29 pm
Forum: Book Buddies
Topic: For the King by Catherine Delors
Replies: 41
Views: 4191

Thanks, Margaret, it works! A short but interesting thread. I, for one, would have been in deep trouble before Xrays and the wonders of modern oral surgery...

I will repost the link to Sarah's blog:
http://www.sarahwoodbury.com/?p=101&cpa ... mment-1774
by Catherine Delors
Wed August 25th, 2010, 7:55 pm
Forum: Book Buddies
Topic: For the King by Catherine Delors
Replies: 41
Views: 4191

[quote=""Margaret""]Ha! Actually, it was probably just the opposite. We've been chatting in the "Dentistry in the Past" thread about this very issue.[/quote]

Margaret, do you have the link to this thread handy?
by Catherine Delors
Wed August 25th, 2010, 7:54 pm
Forum: Book Buddies
Topic: For the King by Catherine Delors
Replies: 41
Views: 4191

[quote=""Michy""]Forgive me for getting off-topic, but I have a question about something you posted on another thread. I responded there, too, but thought there might be a better chance of you seeing it here. :) You remarked that you don't enjoy Charles Dickens because he is difficult for non-native...
by Catherine Delors
Mon August 23rd, 2010, 9:08 pm
Forum: Book Buddies
Topic: For the King by Catherine Delors
Replies: 41
Views: 4191

[quote=""Anna Elliott""]Definitely looking forward to this one, too! And I so absolutely agree about the issue of 'peasants', Catherine. I think it's a function of the majority of our primary sources focusing on the king lists, etc. (even more so in my period, when literally all you may know about a...
by Catherine Delors
Mon August 23rd, 2010, 9:40 am
Forum: Book Buddies
Topic: For the King by Catherine Delors
Replies: 41
Views: 4191

Thanks, Vanessa! :) Margaret, yes, I think histfic these days, in print and on film, tends to ignore regular people of the past, who after all represented 99% plus of the population. They are represented as ugly (horribly crooked teeth, while the upper classes apparently had access to modern orthodo...
by Catherine Delors
Sun August 22nd, 2010, 6:57 pm
Forum: Book Buddies
Topic: For the King by Catherine Delors
Replies: 41
Views: 4191

[quote=""Anna Elliott""]Oh, Catherine, how totally fascinating! I've always been fascinated by the Beast--and all the other similar stories from that part of the world. Can you tell us more about the book, or is it too early to share details?[/quote] Thanks, Anna! What I can tell you already: it is ...
by Catherine Delors
Sun August 22nd, 2010, 3:37 pm
Forum: Book Buddies
Topic: For the King by Catherine Delors
Replies: 41
Views: 4191

[quote=""annis""]Posted by Catherine Delors I knew this sounded familiar. it was the basis of the film Brotherhood of the Wolf , wasn't it? A crazy mish-mash of a movie, but I really enjoyed it.[/quote] Indeed it is, Annis! "Crazy mish-mash" is a kind assessment of the film (heavy doses Hong-Kong st...
by Catherine Delors
Fri August 20th, 2010, 8:18 pm
Forum: Book Buddies
Topic: For the King by Catherine Delors
Replies: 41
Views: 4191

Madame Vigee-Lebrun? Oh, yes! An extraordinary life. So many books to write, so little time...

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