Reinventing Shakespeare: Why His Stories Are Timeless

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I often wonder what Shakespeare would think of his legacy. It would be difficult to imagine what ambitions he had when he began his writing career. Eternal fame, legendary status was, perhaps, not on his bucket list. To say Shakespeare has become immortal through his sonnets and plays would be a slight on the truth. [….]

LitStack Review: Hild by Nicola Griffith

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Hild Nicola Griffith Farrar, Straus and Giroux First Edition:  November 12, 2013 ISBN 978-0-374-28087-1 Seventh century Britain: a time when men’s ambitions were larger than their means, when life was simple and hard and brutal.  There was beauty, too, but it rarely lasted.  Illiterate kings warred, scheming religions undermined each other, people survived and died.  [….]

The Wild Princess by Mary Hart Perry

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The Wild Princess Mary Hart Perry William Morrow Paperbacks Original Edition (July 24, 2012) ISBN 978-0-06-212346-6 — ♦ — Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, Marchioness of Lorne and Duchess of Argyll, was the 6th child born to Britain’s Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, in 1848. She was a real, honest-to-goodness person, and under Mary Hart Perry’s loving care, [….]