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Cleopatra's Daughter by Michelle Moran

Michelle Moran is a powerhouse of historical fiction. With the exception of Madame Tussaud, which was not her best work, Moran’s historical fiction is sweeping, vivid, powerful, and meticulously researched (please read the historical notes at the end, they do not disappoint).  962 more words

Book Reviews

The first female Tamil hip hop album, Viduthalai

The name Cleopatra VII first made a buzz through Kali Yuga, a raw-sounding track which the Swiss-based Tamil femcee dropped bar after bar. The European Tamil hip hop artist has since gone to release a couple more tracks, attempting to push her levels to greater heights. 131 more words


Cleopatra Unconquered

When I delve into historical fiction, I tend to be very picky but will push aside certain liberties as long as the authors are honest about it. 257 more words

Cleopatra VII: the ambitious Egyptian Queen who did a lot more than (allegedly) die by snakebite

When you try and think of famous women from history, often the names that come up are those of Queens or other rulers. This isn’t because of the significance of their reigns, but because it was so rare for a woman to take control when nearly all recorded civilizations were patriarchal. 1,628 more words