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Stuart C. Flynn
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Australian/British living in Italy

Post by Stuart C. Flynn » Tue December 27th, 2011, 1:38 pm

Hello everybody! I just joined the forum.

I was born in Australia and lived in London for many years, now I live in Italy.

I love all periods of history, but my particular favourite is the Early Middle Ages. I first got interested in that period partly because it seems to be little known and poorly understood and I was curious.

I read historical novels about all kinds of times and places, from Sir Walter Scott to contemporary writers.

I write historical novels set in the Early Middle Ages (of course!) but also the ancient world. I also write essays and poetry.

Stuart C. Flynn
http://www.stuartcflynn.com

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boswellbaxter
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Post by boswellbaxter » Tue December 27th, 2011, 1:48 pm

Nice to have you here, Stuart!
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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 » Tue December 27th, 2011, 3:04 pm

Welcome, Stuart. I hope you enjoy it here!
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 Misfit » Tue December 27th, 2011, 3:23 pm

Hi Stuart, welcome aboard.
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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Post by fljustice » Tue December 27th, 2011, 4:32 pm

Welcome, Stuart! Lots of fun folks here. Tuscany is one of my favorite areas of Italy. I participated in a Roman dig there a couple of years ago and am looking at an Etruscan one for the summer. Looking forward to chatting with you on the threads.
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Post by donroc » Tue December 27th, 2011, 5:34 pm

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

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "The Light within Us" by Charlotte Betts
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime, dual time-frame
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Tue December 27th, 2011, 7:53 pm

Hi Stuart and welcome - just popped into your library, I'm so envious of that! You're so lucky to be in Italy, it's my favourite country to visit. Have fun on the boards.
Currently reading: "The Light within Us" by Charlotte Betts

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Post by LoveHistory » Tue December 27th, 2011, 8:35 pm

Welcome, Stuart. Lovely to meet you.

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
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Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
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Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Tue December 27th, 2011, 8:38 pm

Hi Stuart, welcome to the forum.

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Post by sweetpotatoboy » Tue December 27th, 2011, 8:41 pm

Welcome. Great to have you here.

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