It's time for my stop on the Ultimate Blog Tour with The Write Reads for the Carnival of Ash; a city where not only words have power, but literature does too.
Tag: Historical fiction
Review: Matrix by Lauren Groff
unnery in the last few months. Is this a thing now?
Review: Mary Toft; or The Rabbit Queen by Dexter Palmer
This is a bit of a strange one. I enjoy a retelling of a folk tale/a bit of history, and the elements of the original story, alongside the actual historical setting, were really well-weaved together. There's a bibliography at the end, and I really appreciate that in historical fiction. However, the story itself is quite simple ...
Review: The Ninth Child by Sally Magnusson
Using a clear historical framework from an interesting period in history, The Ninth Child ties together themes around Victorian sensibilities - childbirth, public health, the role of the woman and the realm of something ethereal - against a backdrop of the Scottish Trossachs.