Elisabeth Storrs has long had a passion for the history, myths and legends of the ancient world.
She graduated from the University of Sydney in Arts Law, majoring in English and having studied Classics. She lives with her husband and two sons in Sydney and over the years has worked as a solicitor, corporate lawyer, senior manager and company secretary.
Elisabeth’s first novel, The Wedding Shroud, is set in early Rome and Etruria, and was researched and written over a period of ten years. She is currently writing the sequel which will be released by Pier 9 / Murdoch Books in 2013.
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I recently reviewed Hannah Kent's debut novel, Burial Rites, on Goodreads. I was delighted to discover that my rather brief review was chosen as the top review of Kent's book by Newsweek in connection with their promotion of the finalists in the historical fiction category of the Goodreads Choice Awards…
The wonderful MK Tod from A Writer of History blog conducted a survey of historical fiction readers last year to ascertain just what readers exactly love about this genre. The survey uncovered insights about those who read historical fiction and those who do not - demographics, story preferences, favourite time…
There is a tale told by Herodatus, the famous Greek historian, about a wily prince called Tyrrhenus who saved his people by encouraging gambling. The story goes like this. Once in the land of Lydia there came a time when the harvest could no longer fill the bellies of all.…