Tagged: The Celebration Husband

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Aristocracy: a developing theme

Aristocracy: a developing theme Despite today’s ideas of equality, the Aristocracy still features strongly in literature. Suprisingly, in a number of books published by TSL. For this list, we turn things around adding a...

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National and International Days – March

Have you noticed that there’s virtually something being commemorated, celebrated, remembered or highlighted every day of the year internationally? Here’s a list for March (courtesy of the UN, Days of the Year; Wikipedia) 1...

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Book Settings: Africa

What a wonderful list discovery: historical novels of Africa Africa, the continent, holds a very special place in the TSL fold – not least because both directors were born there. Although heralding from South...

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National and International Days – February

Have you noticed that there’s virtually something being commemorated, celebrated, remembered or highlighted every day of the year internationally? Here’s a list for January (courtesy of the UN, Days of the Year; Wikipedia) 1...

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Military links

Apart from obvious non-fiction books about war, aspects of concflict are often found in books. Here is a selection where the military features in some way or other. Wilbur Smith – The Burning Shore...

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For the Polemologists (scholars of war)

I do love learning new words and this one seems particularly apt for myself as a Great War in Africa (GWA) specialist and more especially for TSL’s GWAA imprint. Learned a new word today,...

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National and International Days – October

Have you noticed that there’s virtually something being commemorated, celebrated, remembered or highlighted every day of the year internationally? Here’s a list for October (courtesy of the UN, Days of the Year; Wikipedia) first...

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Angels

Angels appear to be very popular in literature. Here is a sample of popular and not-yet-so-popular angels. Where Angels fear to tread – EM Forster (read it here) Knowledge of Angels – Jill Paton...

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Novel Preview: The Celebration Husband

The fifth of August, 1914, was the day that Tanya Rungsted’s husband, Baron Isak von Brantberg, avalanched into the drawing room with the heart-stopper that England and Germany were at war. “Whatever for?” Tanya...