Monthly Archives: June 2014

Sven Somme at Worcestershire Litfest

Recently I was reading and talking about What the horses heard at the lovely Worcester Literary Festival. The slot before me was a talk about the legendary Sven Somme by one of his daughters, Ellie Targett. Sven Somme was a … Continue reading

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Why historians should write fiction

Originally posted on Novel approaches:
ARTICLE  Ian Mortimer “Your book reads like a novel,” is a comment that popular historians often hear. When said by a general reader, it is a compliment: an acknowledgement of the fluency of the writing…

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