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Raphael: A Passionate Life by Antonio Forcellino
translated by Lucinda Byatt. Polity June 2012
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Tag Archives: historical novels
This article was published in Historical Novels Review (Issue 65, August 2013, pp.10-11); see link here Language is key to discovering other countries and communities and sharing their lives in the present, not to say centuries ago. We can, of … Continue reading
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Thanks to Rita Charbonnier for drawing my attention to this great discussion among fans of Italian historical novels and four authors – at the moment of writing this, there have been a total of 428 comments! It was a real … Continue reading
Well that’s a big question that I won’t even try to answer now, but it’s the lead-in to what promises to be a fascinating panel discussion at the Birkbeck Institute on Saturday 6th June: Talking Books “Novel History”. As one … Continue reading