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Shakespeare in Venice, Update: Hey, That’s Me!

Jon Courtenay Grimwood has this blog posting on the Orbit publishing site, with lots of glorious photos of Venice, and some discussion of what he was trying to accomplish with The Fallen Blade. Here’s a quote: “My favourite mention of The Fallen … Continue reading

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Shakespeare in Venice

The Fallen Blade Jon Courtenay Grimwood Orbit, 2010  The Fallen Blade is Act One of the Assassini Trilogy. You can enjoy this intricate historical and political fantasy with its nuanced, layered characters on its own, or you can follow the … Continue reading

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Here is a link to Jon Courtenay Grimwood’s blog where he has Part One of an interesting essay on alternate history. By the way, if you haven’t read his novels, you are missing some good stuff.  And, there’s a planet … Continue reading

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The Books We Got for Christmas

Christmas day dawned clear, blue and cold. Over coffee, orange juice and fresh cinnamon rolls, melted butter seeping into the pastry cracks, the day seemed much better than yesterday. I’m in a much better mood. I said I had hoped … Continue reading

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Arabesk: A Tour Guide You Can Trust

The Arabesk Series Pashazade Effendi Felaheen Jon Courtenay Grimwood Spectra Fiction When I first see Ashraf al-Masur, it is through Felix Abrinsky’s eyes. Felix is in a place with architectural features I’m not familiar with, in a city whose name … Continue reading

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