Note: I wrote this article for another site in 2009. As the site seems now to be defunct, I’m re-posting it here. Since writing it, I’ve developed a small fascination with pretenders to the throne – in the time before photographs, when even nobility may not have been commonly recognized, it seems like a halfway decent strategy to try out, if one had designs on swindling their way onto a throne. 589 more words
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Actually this is a reminiscence about a favourite woman author as well as a review of a biograph about her.
My family devoured crime fiction written by women in the so-called Golden Age of Crime Writing. 535 more words