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At least we’ll have time for lunch before we have to catch our next train. The Gare de Nord has the most delicious sandwiches and we can use up my francs.

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...and a story that takes us all over Europe.

I wouldn’t say this is my favourite book as there are some very flat characters and very dull chapters but the history and culture of all the European countries is utterly fascinating. 43 more words

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Vampires are immortal, but the rest of us have stuff to do.

The Historian is like a cross between The Da Vinci Code and Dracula. It’s partially an update of Stoker’s classic tale, utilizing the scarier-than-fiction stories about Vlad “The Impaler” Tepes-the man upon whom Dracula’s legend is based. 628 more words

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Weeks 20 and 21 - 2017

As noted in the last post, Week 20 only has 1 entry, so I’m doing these together. Week 20 covers one sad little book I read in May 15 – 21 and Week 21 covers May 22 – 28. 504 more words

What I Read

An Again on The Historian, by Elizabeth Kostova

For a period of time I was caught up in Elizabeth Kostava’s big-selling novel, The Historian.

Ok, I am well aware of its failings, that denouement in the crypt for one – I could not believe how perfunctory it was. 262 more words


The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova

Rate: 4.5/5

Medium: Audiobook

Overview (No Spoilers): I’ve been following Sylvain Neuvel, the author of Sleeping Giants, on social media ever since his debut novel. 442 more words

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Wednesdays with Writers: #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Elizabeth Kostova Takes Us on Cultural Wandering Through Bulgaria, Music, Mystery, and More

By Leslie Lindsay 

#1 New York Times Bestselling Author of THE HISTORIAN, Elizabeth Kostova takes us on a cultural wandering the troubled hills of Bulgaria seeking truth and peace in the mesmerizing THE SHADOW LAND.  1,717 more words

Leslie Lindsay