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Writing History, Writing Fiction

Writing History, Writing Fiction

…in the Boat. We have also plundered history for other characters, like the British army deserter turned Mohawk war chief John Norton, or the brilliant young navy officer Mauritius Adolphus…

When Memory Distils Into Fiction

When Memory Distils Into Fiction

John Mills, heroic British officers foiled evil Germans. My grandmother used to say, the only good German is a dead German. But I already knew that there were sympathetic Germans…

Rastaman Vibrations

Rastaman Vibrations

…the altercations that arose when things boiled over. My mum loved John Holt’s music — he was another reggae artist, whose songs were full of love and hope. Yet, over…

Alice Albinia

Alice Albinia

Alice Albinia is an award-winning author of conjoined works of fiction and nonfiction. Her first book, Empires of the Indus: the story of a river (John Murray, 2008), describes a…

Ros Schwartz

Ros Schwartz

…et des Lettres in 2009, and in 2017 she was awarded the John Sykes Memorial Prize for excellence by the Institute of Translation and Interpreting. For the past two decades,…

Claire Harman

Claire Harman

…the novelist Sylvia Townsend Warner, she was commissioned to write the first biography of Warner, which won the John Llewellyn Rhys prize in 1990. She went on to publish biographies…

Isabel Ashdown

Isabel Ashdown

…with judges Fay Weldon, Michael Ridpath and the late Sir John Mortimer describing her work as ‘magnificent.’ The following year the novel was published as Glasshopper (Myriad, 2009) and was…

Roopa Farooki

Roopa Farooki

…DSC prize for south Asian literature. She has been shortlisted for the Orange new writers’ award and the Muslim writers’ awards. In 2013 she was awarded the John C. Laurence…

Charterhouse to Charnel House

Charterhouse to Charnel House

…while Pissing Alley (now Passing Alley, off St John’s Street) was nearly ankle-deep in animal belly-blood, fat and foam. Not surprisingly the meat market’s proximity to St Bartholomew’s Hospital was…

Alicia Foster

Alicia Foster

…monograph drawing on her doctoral research Gwen John (Tate/Princeton, 1999), and the first complete survey of women represented in Tate collections Tate Women Artists (Tate, 2004). Her next novel is…