Author SD Sykes reviews The Dragon Lady, the latest novel by Louisa Treger, and finds it a “beautifully written, absorbing book”. I love novels that find a little-known thread of history, and then pull it out to give us a new and unexpected insight into the past. This is exactly what Louisa Treger has achieved […]
Author SD Sykes tells Historia how researching a 14th-century dispute over church doctrine started her on the path that led to her latest Oswald de Lacy novel, The Bone Fire. When my son started his senior education in 2008 at a Catholic school, we dutifully attended the first family mass as part of our introduction […]
If medieval pilgrims were the first mass tourists, then was Venice the first tour operator?