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The ahistorical historical: we're all id reading now

It’s no secret to readers of this blog, and to readers who pay attention to my reviews at Dear Author, that I’ve had a hard time finding historical romance novels that provide me with a satisfying read these days. 2,204 more words


Assassin’s Creed: Historically educational or fact-twisting showmanship?

Note: This article will primarily focus on Assassin’s Creed 2.


The idea for this article struck me a few weeks back when I was visiting The National Gallery in London. 842 more words

Critical Culture

Dramatic License Vs Historical Realism

 Historical accuracy is a bugbear of many movie fans. Braveheart and Titanic  come in for a lot of criticism, especially from British audiences who objected to the way the British characters were portrayed in those films. 454 more words


An Emperor of Evil


Every now and then I like to find myself an arch nemesis, to keep the spark alive. It’s usually just me and my cats and god knows any crazy old cat lady needs a good healthy dose of paranoia and someone to point the finger at and go “it was… 980 more words