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Jun

Meat on the Bones: Writing Forgotten Histories

Meat on the Bones: Writing Forgotten Histories

Recently I read an interview with the English writer, Hilary Mantel, which got me thinking about the role of the author in writing historical fiction. Mantel is a rigorous researcher (which, being a researcher myself, I admire) and insists on the novelist’s duty to stick to the facts, as they’re...