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l Walter Scott Prize 2012: and the winner is… Sebastian Barry

Today was a bizarre sort of June day: torrential downpours, mud, and a drumroll of rain on the marquee roof to welcome the announcement of the 2012 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction, founded through the generosity of the Duke … Continue reading

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Historical Novels Review – August issue now out

The August issue arrived today and is full of interesting articles (on the Orion Publishing Company and the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, to take two at opposite ends of the spectrum), market news for historical fiction, and … Continue reading

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“Tis Sixty Years Since”: Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction

The shortlist for the inaugural Walter Scott Prize for historical fiction was  published yesterday.  The winner will be announced in June and the presentation will take place – as is fitting – in Walter Scott’s own home at Abbotsford House.  … Continue reading

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