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Suggestions for January 2009 Book of the Month

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: The Warrior's Princess by Barbara Erskine & "A Noel Killing" by M L Longworth
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime, dual time-frame
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Mon November 17th, 2008, 4:50 pm

[quote=""LCW""]EC is reissuing this book next year I think. Reediting, etc.[/quote]


It's due out in the UK at the beginning of December :)

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Carine
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Currently reading: Jonkvrouw - Jean-Claude Van Ryckeghem
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Preferred HF: Medieval, Tudor and Ancient Egyptian
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Post by Carine » Mon November 17th, 2008, 6:49 pm

[quote=""Madeleine""]It's due out in the UK at the beginning of December :) [/quote]

Yes it is, the 4th of December, it has been marked on my calendar for months now :D

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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 » Mon November 17th, 2008, 6:55 pm

Yes, my copy is on order.
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Books are mirrors, you only see in them what you already have inside you ~ The Shadow of the Wind

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LCW
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Post by LCW » Tue November 18th, 2008, 1:03 am

Great news! I'll order mine from Amazon UK then. I've been waiting for this new version to come out for a while now.
Books to the ceiling,
Books to the sky,
My pile of books is a mile high.
How I love them! How I need them!
I'll have a long beard by the time I read them. --Arnold Lobel

chuck
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Post by chuck » Thu November 20th, 2008, 1:06 am

The Whale Road....Robert Low....a Tale of Oathsworn Vikings and their complex adventures.....

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Post by diamondlil » Thu November 20th, 2008, 9:23 am

The suggestions thread will be closing in approximately 24 hours.
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Post by Volgadon » Fri November 21st, 2008, 11:05 am

Captain Blood by Rafael Sabatini. It is suprisingly topical.

annis
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Post by annis » Sat November 22nd, 2008, 12:16 am

Yes, pirates have become a real issue again, though there's nothing too glamorous about the modern ones. Though who knows, in a couple of hundred years time the Somalian pirates might become the subject of swashbuckling historical fiction. Nothing like distance for adding glamour.

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Post by Ash » Sat November 22nd, 2008, 3:29 am

[quote=""annis""]Yes, pirates have become a real issue again, though there's nothing too glamorous about the modern ones. .[/quote]

There really wasn't much glamrous about the older ones, esp if you were on the wrong side of the sword. While I loved the Pirates of the Carribean, I've never been much of a fan of them.

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Post by diamondlil » Sun November 23rd, 2008, 8:09 am

Sorry, had a busier weekend than I expected so haven't had a chance to put the poll up. It will be up shortly.
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