Tagged: The Duelling Worlds

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Out of the Ordinary

Out of the Ordinary Enjoy something science fiction, fantasy or a little obscure? Then one of these ‘out of the ordinary’ books might just be for you… and if you haven’t seen it elsewhere,...

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Inspired by 3AM

Inspired by 3AM Whilst reading 3AM edited by Angela Kingston, the following came to mind: Discovering that white nights (nuit blanche) refers to a night without sleep, I immediately thought of White Nights (the...

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Priests and Religious men

Priests and Religious men Religion in the UK is apparently on the decline yet it features in a few novels – in fact a surprising number. For example in novels authored by TSL writers,...

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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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Spiritual places

The most obvious spiritual places are generally regarded as religious places. How many books feature these special places? I’ve identified a few: A church (of England) church in The Good Vicar by John Samson...

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Time travel

I can’t say time-travel is one of my favourite things although I do sometimes think it would be wonderful to ‘beam me up, Scottie’ to get to another country rather than go through all...

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Rat Plague

Since posting There’s a Rat in the Kitchen, these little creatures have continued to feature in books and blogs. I couldn’t resist sharing this blog where the author changed his attitude from shouting at...

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Austin Motor Cars and Others

An Austin features in both Michael’s Magic Motor Car by Ray Wooster and Leslie Tate’s Heaven’s Rage. I’m not one to know much about cars but given that the Austin has featured in two...