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Shored against ruin

Meet at the Gate, Canongate’s excellent book site, has just posted a short piece I wrote about Ross Leckie’s Punic trilogy: Hannibal, Scipio and Carthage. These are great historical novels and my piece looks at the way the trilogy contrasts … Continue reading

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Ross Leckie: Hannibal

One of the problems with historical fiction is that the reader is likely to have a fairly clear idea of what happens. This is particularly the case when the fiction deals with the illustrious dead. Novels about Napoleon and Marie … Continue reading

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