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Book Review: The Taxidermist's Daughter

Title: The Taxidermist’s Daughter

Author: Kate Mosse

1921, Sussex. Connie lives with her father, who used to be a successful taxidermist with his own museum of stuffed animals.  455 more words

Reading

The Perks Of Being In A Readers Group

Have you ever thought about joining a book club or readers group?  Leeds Libraries have groups meeting monthly at sites all over the city – ask at your local library for details.  980 more words

Books

Citadel by Kate Mosse

A while back, I read Sepulchre and Labyrinth by Kate Mosse. Both were part of a trilogy loosely connected by very enjoyable. I’ve finished the third book, Citadel, and though it was different than the other two, I still enjoyed it. 299 more words

Fangirl

Where do stories come from? Neil Gaiman and Kate Mosse

The genesis of stories is endlessly fascinating to me and I particularly love those that end up being a bit ‘so I was on a bus…’ or ‘I was staying in an old house in the middle of nowhere…’. 465 more words

Book Reviews

Ghostly tales -Book recommendations for Christmas Reading


December’s bleak weather – drab grey clouds creating a state of perpetual twilight in the short daylight hours contrasts sharply with the twinkling lights of Christmas Decorations. 705 more words

Adventures

The Storytellers: A workshop with Kate and Greg Mosse

I’d been struggling with my writing for a while. I had tried NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) and felt disparaged. To kick the mood I booked myself two a Guardian Masterclasses. 657 more words

Authors

The Taxidermist's Daughter: a Gothic-tinged, avian-hued horror story

The Taxidermist’s Daughter by Kate Mosse is a difficult novel to classify. It’s set in Sussex in 1912, but I wouldn’t call it historical fiction; it’s more atmospheric than tediously accurate in its depiction of the time and place. 538 more words

Jill Archer