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After much irritation due to a probably collision with online forms and office firewall, and last minute editing (I need this reference - oops, it's in the office), the Ph.D. application is handed in. I ought to work on the leg warmers tonight, to get the pattern finished so I can start on the left one. However, my brain has already decided that this will be a relaxing evening, with takeaway and a good book.

One of my favourite authors, [livejournal.com profile] jo_graham has a new book out later this year and Michelle Moran, who apparently is a big historical fiction writer in the US, is going to blurb it. And since the idea of blurbing is to get fans of the blurber to buy the book, I figure this could go in the other direction too. So now I have a book on Madame Tussaud (the one of waxwork fame) in my bag. Since Graham's book also takes place during the French revolution and Directoriat, it will be interesting to compare them.

Date: 2012-01-16 08:38 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] florentinescot
Good luck!

Date: 2012-01-18 03:40 pm (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
Good luck with the PhD!

Stephanie Vann

Date: 2012-02-20 06:22 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] illumina3
Good luck indeed!

I have one or two of Michelle Moran's books marked to read,
mostly because of Hand of Isis actually, as she wrote one about Cleopatra's daughter. Let me know how the Tussaud one goes.

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