Why Hilary Green’s tenth published novel, The Last Hero, was also her first written.
RL: The opening of the Last Hero won our Kythira prize a dozen years ago. How did you come to write it? Was ...Read Article
WSP Masterclass Series 2013: 4: Hilary Mantel ‘like some inky clerk with a quill, scratching to keep up’
The Walter Scott Prize shortlisted authors are at the pinnacle of contemporary literary historical fiction. We have asked each of them how they ...Read Article
A Step Removed: Character and Dialogue in ‘Daughters of Mars’
In the second of our series of features looking at the language of the six historical novels shortlisted for this year’s Walter ...Read Article
Walter Scott Prize 2013: Using the Language of the Dead.
Last year we looked at the Walter Scott Prize shortlist trying to define ‘literary historical fiction‘. This year we want to think about ...Read Article