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Word Windows

I don’t remember if this was a comparison I developed, or if I read it somewhere and expanded upon it, but I’ve taken to using windows to explain different styles of writing to others. 811 more words

Ce mai citesc (IV) – Dorothy Dunnett: Queen's Play și The Disorderly Knights

Once an outlaw pursued through all of Scotland, Francis Crawford of Lymond has been abruptly called into the service of Mary Queen of Scots, who, though she is only a little girl, is already the object of malicious intrigues that extend from her native country to the court of France. 787 more words


#GuestPost from Alys West ~ Five Books To Transport You To Scotland #LockdownReads @alyswestyork #FridayReads

Today I’m delighted to welcome Alys West, author of Beltane (Urban Fantasy) and The Dirigible King’s Daughter (Steampunk) My reviews can be found here and… 1,098 more words


Checkmate Review


Rating: 5 out of 5.

Warning: this post contains spoilers for Dorothy Dunnett’s Checkmate, as well as other novels in the Lymond Chronicles. 570 more words


The Ringed Castle Review


Rating: 5 out of 5.

Warning: this post contains spoilers for Dorothy Dunnett’s The Ringed Castle, as well as previous books in The Lymond Chronicles… 505 more words


Art imitating life imitating art imitating

This is not a re-enactment of a painting. This is me getting reference for an illustration (more on which soon, but between this and needing impromptu video-conferencing backgrounds, my undergrad collection of shawls is getting a workout). 261 more words

Art Process

The Game of Kings by Dorothy Dunnet

Title: The Game of Kings
Author: Dorothy Dunnett
Published in 1961

Plot summary from Goodreads: Dunnett introduces her irresistible hero Francis Crawford of Lymond, a scapegrace nobleman of elastic morals and dangerous talents whose tongue is as sharp as his rapier. 408 more words

A Century Of Women