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After her marriage, Harriet Vane wonders, “… am I really a writer or only a writer faute de mieux? If one was really a writer, then one must write, and write now, while the hand still kept its cunning, while the technique was still in one’s head, while one was still in touch with one’s public. A little slumber, a little rest, a little folding of the hands to sleep, and one would drowse into an endless lethargy, waiting for a dawn that might never break.” Dorothy Sayers & Jill Paton Walsh, Thrones, Dominations (1998)
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Looks like all my blogging friends are playing this game of tag, and it’s my turn to be IT. Ola G at Re-enchantment of the World, Lory at Emerald City Book Review, Chris at Calmgrove, and I-can’t-remember-who-else (sorry, blogger buddies, … Continue reading
Inspired by a recent review by Calmgrove, I dug around in the archives of one of my retired blogs to find what I wrote. Here’s my take, with only a couple of minor revisions. The Circus of Dr. Lao, Charles … Continue reading
Soon, perhaps, I’ll start posting again. Meanwhile, Calmgrove keeps the reading challenge going.
Originally posted on Joan Aiken:
Always a favourite of course, her first and her last. There have been a spate of ‘Top Ten’ children’s book lists lately, voted for by readers and critics, but all seem to go for…