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Just a brief post to say that if you are a Facebook user you’ll be very welcome to follow my page.

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Yvonne Payne

Book review - The King's Curse by Philippa Gregory

Philippa Gregory has a real talent for bringing alive the characters of her stories. Those who lived and breathed during the Wars of the Roses over 500 years ago are brought to life on the pages of her books. 759 more words

Henry VIII

# 40. Dubliners by James Joyce (Catharina)

Dubliners is a collection of short stories. They in essence give you a view of the life in Dublin by the middleclass in the early 20th century. 233 more words


Historical Fiction Book Club

An aspect of Facebook that I’ve come to appreciate over the past year, are groups and pages that allow people with similar interests to interact. 78 more words


Bought, Read

Irene Nemirovsky is one of my favorite authors. I like the way she manages to pin down the perceptions of specific individuals within the realm of certain time periods. 113 more words


Remember Cawnpore, a Memoir of the Opium War--Chapter IX (A Tragic History)

On our way to the library, I passed beside a weathered portrait of my father. I recognized the painting from my childhood, though I remembered it being more colorful than it actually was. 2,474 more words