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In Conversation with Julie Cohen

Julie Cohen is a novelist, creative writing teacher and all-round maven of the printed page. Her novel Dear Thing is a Richard and Judy Summer Book Club 2014 selection; and damn right, because it’s outstanding. 1,589 more words

Fiction: 21st Century

Inspired by Scilly: Tennyson, and Walter Besant.

Scilly, yes, Scilly. I’m having a confusing year (I’m not confusing myself, only other people) by taking journeys to Sicily and Scilly, after years of telling people, No, I’m not going to Sicily, but rather closer to home. 1,319 more words

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The Royal Confessor by Kirsty Jane McCluskey

(Disclaimer: Kirsty is both a friend and a fellow Book Fox …)

At the heart of The Royal Confessor are an elderly, ailing monarch, his dutiful but frustrated Jesuit confessor and the old man’s niece – a young widow living on her family’s charity. 308 more words

Fiction: 21st Century