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Around the Castle - #3

Reading –  Finally finished The Queen of Four Kingdoms.  Not horrible, but a little simple.  Now reading an OOP fro 1951 - Fire in the Morning by Francis Leary about Richard III - but I haven't had a chance to get too far into it yet.Watching – Watched the first episode of Atlantis…

Around the Castle - #2

Reading – Still working on The Queen of Four Kingdoms (about Yolande of Aragon).  It’s improved somewhat but is probably keeping my attention more because I don’t know that much about her.  Hopefully I'll finish it early next week. Wishing – There’s not much historical fiction about the early kings of…

A King's Ransom by Sharon Kay Penman

Well, I was worried for nothing.  After being somewhat disappointed with Penman’s last novel, Lionheart, I was afraid the follow-up (which covers Richard I’s life after the crusade) was going to be a rather tedious account of his time as a “guest” of the Duke of Austria and the Holy…

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