Books

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The Last Telegram by Liz Trenow

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When my #SecretBookClub book landed on my doorstep last week, I did what we all do (but don’t admit to doing) and judged it by its cover.  The artwork is beautiful, and the Second World…

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Burial Rites

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On a warm August day we descended into the depths of the Thames Tunnel at the Brunel Museum for an evening in ‘Iceland’; the setting of Hannah Kent’s début novel, Burial Rites.  Source: All photos © ive.readthat.com Rather than…

Sneak Preview: All Along The River

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Pauline Conolly is an Australian writer, but a confirmed Anglophile. She and her partner Rob owned a holiday house by the River Thames near Marlow for many years, and walked the Thames Path from source to sea. ‘All…

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The Titanic Enigma

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Whilst looking through my book collection a few weeks back I realised I was stuck in a rut. A Tudor rut. I need to branch away from my usual medieval choices and try something new….

Exclusive: Broadmoor Revealed

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Historical Honey is delighted to host this wonderful Q&A session with Mark Stevens, author of Broadmoor Revealed. Firstly, let us introduce you to the brains behind the book… Mark Stevens is a professional archivist, who…

Mistress of Charlecote

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If there is one book which can transport me back in time within reading just a few paragraphs, it is this one. When I settle down to read this book, in my minds eye, I…