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La novela antihistórica: "El autor se merece un aplauso, una cerrada ovación"

Hoy os dejo una reseña que, la verdad, me sorprendió por lo positiva y por la valoración que hace de las intenciones de la novela y su ambientación. 2,755 more words


Luna Marinara

For this week’s “Super” Moon!

Tutmoses gazing ‘cross the Nile

saw your image on the water

Cleopatra held Antony’s hand

and kissed it by your light… 114 more words


China: Empress Dowager Cixi (Book-From-Every-Country #56)

Here’s another example of the parochialism of an American education.* I’d never even heard of this amazing woman who went from being a low-ranked concubine to the de facto ruler of China for the better part of 40 years at about the same time Queen Victoria was ruling England. 779 more words