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Antonia Fraser Quote

I CAN’T READ HISTORICAL FICTION BECAUSE I FIND THE REAL THING SO MUCH MORE INTERESTING.

— ANTONIA FRASER

ON THIS DAY: August 27, 2017

August 27th is

Just Because Day

The Duchess Who Wasn’t Day *

National Pots de Creme Day

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August 27 in history

479 BC Persian forces led by Mardonius were routed by Pausanias, the Spartan commander of the Greek army in the Battle of Plataea.

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"I can't read historical fiction because I find the real thing so much more interesting."

The above quote is from Antonia Fraser, renowned for her historical biographies on (to name a few):  Mary Queen of Scots; Cromwell, the Lord Protector… 245 more words

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All Soul’s Day; November. Two months left in 2016, and before you know it, it’s 2017. Heavy heaving sigh. The time change is coming this weekend, which means it will be dark before five. 639 more words

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