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by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Mon August 25th, 2008, 7:15 pm
Forum: By Author's Last Name G-L
Topic: City of God: a novel of the Borgias by Cecelia Holland
Replies: 5
Views: 2042

City of God: a novel of the Borgias by Cecelia Holland

City of God: a novel of the Borgias by Cecelia Holland After enjoying Holland’s Rakossy, I decided to continue my renaissance reads with this one, covering historical events in Italy from 1499-1503 Nicholas Dawson is a man without a loyalty, without a country. Raised by Spanish monks after his Engli...
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Mon August 25th, 2008, 7:14 pm
Forum: By Author's Last Name A-F
Topic: Ines of my Soul by Isabel Allende
Replies: 1
Views: 2867

Ines of my Soul by Isabel Allende

Ines of my Soul by Isabel Allende This novel is one of the few historical fiction works set in renaissance South America, so of course I had to read it as part of my ‘renaissance around the world’ trek. Besides which, the topic interest me; I often speak on the indigenous habitat of llamas, and conf...
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Mon August 25th, 2008, 7:12 pm
Forum: By Author's Last Name G-L
Topic: The Last Queen by C.W. Gortner
Replies: 51
Views: 7825

The Last Queen by C.W. Gortner

The Last Queen by C.W. Gortner This was an interesting book for me to read, it being the third one on Juana I have read this year, and first novelization of her life. So one might say that I was very into the book’s topic, especially as Islamic and renaissance Spain is an interest of mine. It is dif...
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Mon August 25th, 2008, 7:11 pm
Forum: By Author's Last Name M-Q
Topic: the Incas by Daniel Peters
Replies: 9
Views: 4462

the Incas by Daniel Peters

The Incas by Daniel Peters As a llama packer/breeder/trainer I have had this book on the radar for years. Not that it is current (published 1991, at what EC calls the bottom of the HF market) but because there aren’t very many novels to choose from that deal with the Inca civilization. Since it was ...
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Mon August 25th, 2008, 7:10 pm
Forum: By Author's Last Name G-L
Topic: Great Maria by Cecelia Holland
Replies: 27
Views: 4010

Great Maria by Cecelia Holland

Great Maria by Cecelia Holland This is a novel set [not sure where], during the [not sure which] century, based on the historical personages [not sure whom]. But like all of Holland’s novels, it is crammed with details of daily life and culture and characters who both develop over time and yet are d...
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Mon August 25th, 2008, 7:06 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: We're BAAACK!
Replies: 51
Views: 4862

Good job, guys! I've missed the forum. Fortunately, I have word files of all my book reviews, so I'll go post them again. Hope my avatar will cooperate.
M. (Lauren) E.

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