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EC2
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Post by EC2 » Mon February 18th, 2013, 7:14 pm

[quote=""sarasarita!""]I'm going to sound INCREDIBLY daft right now, but when I first saw the title of this thread, I assumed it literally meant 'Where are you?' as in, whereabouts in the world, and then I saw what some of you were saying and realised it must of course mean whereabouts in the book you are currently reading! Hahaha. Oh dear. :o
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LOL!! Either that or we lead VERY interesting lives and are an enclave of time travellers! Actually, I suppose we are!
Les proz e les vassals
Souvent entre piez de chevals
Kar ja li coard n’I chasront

'The Brave and the valiant
Are always to be found between the hooves of horses
For never will cowards fall down there.'

Histoire de Guillaume le Mareschal

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Misfit
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Post by Misfit » Mon February 18th, 2013, 7:21 pm

Philadelphia, 1880s.
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "The Long Call" by Ann Cleeves
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime, dual time-frame
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Tue February 19th, 2013, 9:21 am

Suffolk, present day and Victorian.
Currently reading: "The Long Call" by Ann Cleeves

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Post by :Sarita: » Wed February 20th, 2013, 3:35 pm

[quote=""EC2""]LOL!! Either that or we lead VERY interesting lives and are an enclave of time travellers! Actually, I suppose we are![/quote]

Oh, absolutely :D The beauty of literature, eh!
Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow.
Don't walk behind me; I may not lead.
Just walk beside me and be my friend.


[Albert Camus]


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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "The Long Call" by Ann Cleeves
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime, dual time-frame
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Post by Madeleine » Sat March 2nd, 2013, 4:10 pm

Carthage, Missouri.
Currently reading: "The Long Call" by Ann Cleeves

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Post by Misfit » Sat March 2nd, 2013, 4:25 pm

Pittsburgh, 1870s on the fast track to be a steel magnate.
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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Ludmilla
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Post by Ludmilla » Sat March 2nd, 2013, 6:49 pm

[quote=""Madeleine""]Carthage, Missouri.[/quote]

What book takes you there?

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Vanessa
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Currently reading: The Farm at the Edge of the World by Sarah Vaughan
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favourite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Post by Vanessa » Sun March 3rd, 2013, 11:16 am

I'm in an uncomfortable carriage on my way out of Paris in 1891 and I've just had my tarot cards read, also in Paris, in the present day.
currently reading: My Books on Goodreads

Books are mirrors, you only see in them what you already have inside you ~ The Shadow of the Wind

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Post by emr » Sun March 3rd, 2013, 11:26 am

[quote=""Ludmilla""]What book takes you there?[/quote]

I'll make a wild guess: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
:D

I'm in Tibet, present days.
"So many books, so little time."
— Frank Zappa

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Favourite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
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Post by Nefret » Sun March 3rd, 2013, 7:57 pm

England, 9th century. The king is dying.
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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