Book Review – The Magna Carta (or is it?) by Howard of Warwick

I’ve written before about how much I love this author, who epitomizes all that is good in hilarious historical humor (history “as it might have happened, but probably didn’t”).  The best way I can describe him is to tell you to imagine reading Monty Python and the Holy Grail in a novel…

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The Week in Books: England before William, the hilarious and the boring

This past week I’ve been reading two books, one of which, by the previously-blogged-about-and-Monty-Python-esque Howard of Warwick was a murder mystery set in a monastery near Lincoln, and the other, a fairly scholarly book about King Oswald and Britain around the time of Bede, was mind-numbingly boring, though based on…

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The Week in Books: Howard of Warwick

I spent much of this past week being a Single Mama while my hubby was away in Amsterdam, and consequently, what with NaNoWriMo and Hannah refusing to nap because her schedule was all screwed up, etc., I haven’t had a lot of time to read.  But with that said, I…

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