I’m not sure if this really counts as a pilgrimage, since I didn’t go there just for a literary pilgrimage, but one place I went to explore the history of literature was Canterbury. I’m a Medievalist–or at least, I was at university. I fell in love with Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales during my A Levels, and… Continue reading Getting to Know You: What literary pilgrimages have you been on?
Most American teenagers want a vacation in Italy, but the Bentarrini sisters have spent every summer of their lives with their parents, famed Etruscan scholars, among the romantic hills. In Book One of the River of Time series, Gabi and Lia are stuck among the rubble of medieval castles in rural Tuscany on yet another… Continue reading Book Review: Waterfall by Lisa T. Bergren
When a beautiful princess refuses to marry the prince her father has chosen, her father is furious and locks her in a tower. She has seven long years of solitude to think about her insolence. But the princess is not entirely alone - she has her maid, Dashti. Petulant and spoilt, the princess eats the… Continue reading Book Review: Book of a Thousand Days