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Post by lama » Fri September 26th, 2008, 6:52 pm

Hi everyone,

I was very happy to find this forum. I'm a rabid fan of historical fiction--Sarah Waters, Sarah Dunnant, John Banville, et al. I also write novels set in the early 20th century.

I look forward to joining in!


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Post by donroc » Fri September 26th, 2008, 7:37 pm

Welcome, lama, and enjoy.

Bodo the Apostate, a novel set during the reign of Louis the Pious and end of the Carolingian Empire.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXZthhY6 ... annel_page

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Post by Alaric » Fri September 26th, 2008, 7:46 pm

Hi, welcome to the forum. :)

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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
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Post by Vanessa » Fri September 26th, 2008, 7:59 pm

Hi Lama! Welcome.
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 Julianne Douglas » Fri September 26th, 2008, 8:40 pm

Welcome, Lama! Glad you found us. Where are your novels set?
Julianne Douglas

Writing the Renaissance

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Post by Misfit » Fri September 26th, 2008, 9:29 pm

Hi Lama, welcome to the board.

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Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favourite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
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Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Fri September 26th, 2008, 9:33 pm

Hi Lama! That's one handle I won't have any trouble remembering!

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Post by Margaret » Fri September 26th, 2008, 10:13 pm

Lama, tell us a little bit about your book - I know many of us would be interested.
Browse over 5000 historical novel listings (probably well over 5000 by now, but I haven't re-counted lately) and over 700 reviews at www.HistoricalNovels.info

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Post by Leyland » Fri September 26th, 2008, 10:31 pm

Hi Lauren, and welcome to the forum!

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Post by Divia » Fri September 26th, 2008, 10:59 pm

Howdy :)

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