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Day 20 photo challenge: Harris Shutter

Ok, this took me a while to figure out. Turns out you can’t really expect your channels to do the same as lovely, majestic layers do. 115 more words

Photography Challenge

Pompeii (Robert Harris)

Pity I always think of coffee when I see this author’s name because there is much here to enthrall and absorb the patient reader. Anyway, Mr Harris has done his research well; he approaches the monumental event that was the Vesuvius eruption of AD79 with a great deal of knowledge about Roman culture and volcanology too. 281 more words


Robert Harris Dictator - Signed copies now in!

We are delighted to have signed hardback copies of Robert Harris’s latest, excellent, book – Dictator.  This completes his Cicero trilogy, and has had rave reviews.  6 more words


This Blog Is One Year Old Today

A year ago today, I published my first review as Novelhistorian. My thanks go to all my readers, regular or casual, with a special nod to those who’ve graced their visits with commentary. 636 more words

Reviews And Columns

County Workers Volunteer At Hospital To Honor Colleagues Who Died In 2003 Fire

CHICAGO (CBS) — Almost three dozen staff members of the Cook County Public Guardian’s office spent Wednesday night doing volunteer work to honor three colleagues who died in a fire 12 years ago. 326 more words


Best Book This Fall -- Robert Harris' An Officer and a Spy

After reading a number of books that were either meh or merely good, I am really pumped about this book!  I loved An Officer and a Spy… 226 more words

European History


It’s taken me several weeks, but I’ve finished “Lustrum” by Robert Harris.

My verdict?


It’s one of those books you find yourself dwelling on, well after you’ve put it down. 213 more words