Harkness, Deborah: Book of Life (All Souls III) (2014)

I cannot help but love a novel written as intelligently as The Book of Life. Not only does Deborah Harkness demand that I use what little wits are left to me, but she also keeps herself in the river of words through the entire story. In addition, my autism bug sends itself off on missions … Continue reading Harkness, Deborah: Book of Life (All Souls III) (2014)

Harkness, Deborah: Shadow of Night (All Souls) (2012)

A Discovery of Witches was one of the many books that my librarian, Ragnhild, recommended to me. I loved it and was highly motivated to read Shadow of Night. Now I have, and am left with a feeling of a book well-written. Deborah Harkness manages the difficult art that putting music to text is. Shadow … Continue reading Harkness, Deborah: Shadow of Night (All Souls) (2012)

Harkness, Deborah: A Discovery of Witches (All Souls) (2011)

When you go to Deborah E Harkness’ website, you will find information not only on her All Souls trilogy, but also on Ashmole 782, alchemy and a reading guide. Deborah teaches history of science and medicine specializing in the period from 1400-1700. As such, Deborah is Diana  Bishop – our female protagonist. Diana is not only in … Continue reading Harkness, Deborah: A Discovery of Witches (All Souls) (2011)

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A   B    C    D    E    F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z A Aaron, Rachel Aaronovitch, Ben Aaronson, E.; Wilson, T.D. & Akert, RM Abbey, Lynn Abulhawa, Susan Adair, Liz Adina, Shelley Afonso, Alexandre (reblogged) Aldiss, Brian … Continue reading Authors

Shakespeare, William: My thoughts

There have been a couple of books that I’ve read lately that reminded me of my experiences with William Shakespeare. These books are: Philippa Ballantines Chasing the Bard and Deborah Harkness’ Shadow of Night. I feel kind of pretentious in writing about William Shakespeare’s. I will not pretend that I have read all his work, … Continue reading Shakespeare, William: My thoughts