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Escapist historical fiction through the lens of a dance craze

Escapist historical fiction through the lens of a dance craze

Book Title:The Dance Tree ISBN-13:978-1529005219 Author:Kiran Milwood Hargrave Publisher:Picador Guideline Price:£14.99 Perhaps still better known for her hugely popular children’s books, Milwood Hargrave’s debut for adults, The Mercies, was nonetheless an instant bestseller that scooped up several prestigious awards when it was published in 2020. Following in hot pursuit now is her second foray into …

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Opinion: Is Sherlock Holmes really the father of modern forensic science?

He’s come to be referenced as a historical figure rather than a fictional one (often at the expense of his actual author), with countless legends surrounding him. Perhaps the most popular is that he invented modern forensic science. If he did, it would mean that, aside from entertaining generations of readers and viewers and inspiring …

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Love, Death + Robots Executive Producers and Director on Photo-Realism and the Show’s Place in Science Fiction

Love Death + RobotsNetflix’s cutting-edge science-fiction animation anthology, returns this week for another set of startling tales ranging from turbulent, creature-filled seas to the surface of the moon and every reality in between. But that breadth of material does not preclude the show from returning to some familiar characters and environments. Its first sequel, “Three …

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‘Check out popular fiction in India…’: Shashi Tharoor’s jab at Center | Latest News India

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor took a jab at the government Friday, tweeting a photograph of a book on the centre’s response to the Covid pandemic – with prime minister Narendra Modi on the cover – that was placed in the ‘popular fiction’ section of an unidentified book shop. “Check out popular fiction in India these …

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This All Come Back NOw

Among the collection’s previously published inclusions is an excerpt from Alexis Wright’s novel The Swan Book. Reading it again, I was reminded how much Wright’s book recalls the brilliant, harrowing Imre Kertész novel Kaddish for a Child Not Born. Both evoke the idea of ​​displaced or unborn life – including that of the human animal …

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How Do You Decolonize the Golden Age Mystery? Read More Historical Fiction! ‹ CrimeReads

Ever since travelers first bought their place by the fire with accounts of distant lands, stories have served to transport us into worlds beyond our own experience. One may live a thousand lives through fiction, gathering the wisdom of experience with only the flick of a page. And it doesn’t matter if perspectives shift: wry …

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The Best Books About Multiverses: Our Top 5 Science Fiction/Fantasy Picks

The Magician’s Nephew by CS Lewis The Narnia series is a classic of children’s fiction for a reason, but it’s this lesser-known entry that most embraces the idea of ​​multiverses. The first chronologically in the series, The Magician’s Nephew you introduce the world that serves as connecting tissue between others (including the “real world” and …

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