Welcome to Judith Starkston’s website. Her debut novel Hand of Fire, set during the Trojan War, is available September 2014 (Fireship Press). Enjoy reviews of Hand of Fire, book club questions, the event calendar and an excerpt. You’ll also find historical background about this fascinating place and time, book reviews of reads you don’t want to miss and other on-going information from the historical fiction community.
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Favorites on the web this week: Lindsey Davis on writing Roman, a smart review by Cynthia Robertson of Sarah Waters, inside historical fiction with Heather Lazare, an editor who knows, & digging up Alex the Great era tomb continues.
Review of Tita, a novel set in 1950’s South of France: Tita is not an exercise in blind nostalgia for a lost past. It is a rich and warm, yet open-eyed portrait of a place and time just beyond our current reach. It’s a book worth savoring.
Can we say with reasonable certainty that we know where the real city of Troy is located and what life was like there during the period of a possible Trojan War, that is, the Late Bronze Age? My guest post on For Winter Nights blog.
Our next AZ Historical Novel Society meeting will be September 20th from 1-4 pm. Email Judith for directions and details.