I should have known it was mistake.
Being married to a man with an aversion to history, and no historical sense at all, is not perhaps ideal for a writer of historical novels. 408 more words
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‘Bring my niece,’ Prior Hepburn thundered. ‘At once.’
Sister Maryoth pressed her hands together. It grieves me greatly to tell you,’ she said, trying to suppress a smile cracking her face.
I know that many of you enjoy historical novels, therefore I would like to recommend Lori Eshleman’s Pachacuti: World Overturned. The novel is set in the eighteenth-century Kingdom of Quito (now Ecuador), at the time the Spanish Empire was on the decline thus raising the hopes of the indigenous population for a Pachacuti (“world-turning” in the Quichua language). 85 more words
ROSE, THE CUTE PET RAT
In the first place, Rose, the cute pet rat had to be differentiated from the near-trillions of her non-fellow rats. To this end, each morning, the Rat Orderly Officer (who was changed every twelve hours) was called into the O.C.’s bunker, or tent, or hole, or whatever, and entrusted with Rose, in her carry-all cage, with the following order: 538 more words