Tagged: The Celebration Husband

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Cats

As promised when sharing books on and by dogs, here’s what we have on cats. We don’t have many books featuring cats other than the George and Flora series by Rachel Haywood. However, there...

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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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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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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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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...

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Feminisms

Feminism is a word that gets me cringing – it’s a label and one I don’t want to be boxed into. Don’t get me wrong, I’m really grateful for what the Suffragettes did –...

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Language – crossing boundaries

With the increase in cross-boundary and cross-cultural writing, it’s important that the writer gets the language of the protagonists right but also to ensure that the reader knows what is meant. The importance of...

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Cows

For those who don’t know me, I love cows! (A friend couldn’t resist giving me the one in the feature image in December 2016). I think my love of cows goes back to my...