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Divia
Bibliomaniac
Location: Always Cloudy, Central New York

Postby Divia » Sun June 26th, 2011, 6:28 pm

"Madeleine" wrote:Edwardian London, during the suffragette campaign.


Oh. what book is this?

I'm in America now, Maryland. Its a harsh, untamed land.
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Madeleine
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: The Wildflowers by Harriet Evans
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Mon June 27th, 2011, 12:56 pm

It was "Snobbery with Violence" by M C Beaton - the suffragettes were only mentioned briefly at the beginning, when the heroine gets into a bit of trouble for supporting them. They're by no means the main point of the story though, just really appear briefly to show that the heroine is a spirited gal with a mind of her own.

Yep Vanessa, Venice was fab but sweltering.
Currently reading "The Wildflowers" by Harriet Evans

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Divia
Bibliomaniac
Location: Always Cloudy, Central New York

Postby Divia » Mon June 27th, 2011, 2:24 pm

Thats a disappointment. I like to read about such things.

I gave up on Vanishing point. It was dragging.
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emr
Compulsive Reader
Location: Castilla

Postby emr » Mon July 4th, 2011, 10:24 pm

Jerusalem, early summer AD 66.
"So many books, so little time."
— Frank Zappa

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Vanessa
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: The Illumination of Ursula Flight by AM Crowhurst & An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena(Pigeonhole)
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favorite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Postby Vanessa » Tue July 5th, 2011, 9:06 am

I'm in Popular Without in 1642 looking for my 'father', who rescued me from a plague pit as a baby, to find out the history behind my birth.
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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Misfit
Bibliomaniac
Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Tue July 5th, 2011, 12:30 pm

England, in the present day
Lol.
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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Elysium
Reader
Location: Finland
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Postby Elysium » Mon July 11th, 2011, 3:37 pm

England 1014 and Swein Forkbeard just died.

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Misfit
Bibliomaniac
Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Sat July 16th, 2011, 6:01 pm

On the Oregon trail approaching Mount Hood and the Barlow Road.

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At home with a good book and the cat...

...is the only place I want to be

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Madeleine
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: The Wildflowers by Harriet Evans
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Tue July 19th, 2011, 8:55 am

Present day Provence.
Currently reading "The Wildflowers" by Harriet Evans

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EC2
Bibliomaniac
Location: Nottingham UK
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Postby EC2 » Tue July 19th, 2011, 10:22 am

An alternative modern UK where Britain never had an empire and Henry VIII didn't divorce from the Catholic church.

I am also in late 12thC Messina
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

www.elizabethchadwick.com


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