We tend in our 21st century to consider reading a silent and private endeavor. Yet for most of history reading was far more social than it is today.
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Author: “Conventions: The Garden At Paris,” “Passports,” “Frontiers,” and “Distances.”
Welcome here to my semi-weekly journal covering novel writing, travel, international matters, and whatever related that pops to mind…. sometimes seriously, sometimes rather less so. The center (centre) of my authoring universe. I hope you enjoy your visit.
*COMING SOON*: Tomorrow The Grace
Edward: “I hope I may be quite honest with you that I will be quite pleased for the opportunity to become far better acquainted with Miss Sánchez once we reach Holland…”
Conventions: The Garden At Paris
Robert: “My friend who wrote that letter, he’s passed eighty now. When I was in Paris fifty years ago, where I met him, he loved her dearly. And, oh, Nancy, how she loved him…”
Trilogy [Paperback]: Passports, Frontiers, Distances: The Three Novels in One Volume (2018 Compilation)
Béatrice: “We will all of us have a drink to everyone we remember and love.”
Distances: Atlantic Lives, 1996-1997 (Vol 3)
Bill: “Fiction comes from fact, and lots of fact makes great fiction when you re-write it as fiction.”
Frontiers: Atlantic Lives, 1995-1996 (Vol 2)
Valérie: “Because you are born on a farm, this does not make you a horse!”
Passports: Atlantic Lives, 1994-1995 (Vol 1)
Isabelle: “I’ll set the table… This is better than a restaurant. Oh, and by when I leave… I expect you will have told me all about General de Gaulle also.”