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Spies, by Calder Walton

Spies, by Calder Walton

Spies: The Epic Intelligence War Between East and West sounds a klaxon for the future.

Russian spies have moved into cyberspace. Their digital fingerprint is on the 2016 American elections, and all over the cultural wars. They find existing cracks in Western discourse, around Brexit or Black Lives Matter, for example, and seek to rip them still wider....

Antonia Senior

Antonia Senior

Historical fiction is a great introduction to history. Can you recommend any historians to our readers to learn more about your period? My favourite general historians of the English Civil War are Diane Purkiss and Michael Braddick. John Adamson’s The Noble Revolt is...

Antonia Senior Interviewed by EC Fremantle.

Antonia Senior Interviewed by EC Fremantle.

Antonia Senior talks to Elizabeth Fremantle about her novel The Tyrant’s Shadow. The Tyrant’s Shadow follows on from the events of your previous novel Treason’s Daughter, was it always your intention to write more than one book with these characters? I had intended to...

On Misogyny in Historical Fiction

On Misogyny in Historical Fiction

The historical fiction writer on Mary Renault and Anthony Trollope

A friend of mine has a glorious tradition. She still reads with her near-teenage son every night. To my absolute joy, she is currently reading Mary Renault with him, in an attempt to introduce him to complex, layered prose. I bow to no-one in my veneration of Mary...

Exiles

Exiles

The poet eases his tongue into her mouth. He probes. She lets him. He pulls back, and she can see his eyes, watery and squid-ink dark. She closes hers, and presses her lips together into a thin line. 'How strange,' she hears him say. 'How strange you are.' He puts his...

Antonia Senior

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Antonia Senior

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