🎧 Historical Fiction
🎧 A Writer's Guide to Ancient Rome
Have you ever thought about writing an historical novel? Perhaps you fancy setting it in Ancient Rome? But how would you start researching, for example, what the different classes of Roman would be wearing, or eating, or talking about, at different times in Rome’s history? A Writer's Guide to Ancient Rome is a new book that will help you get your facts straight. Tristan Hughes has been talking to author Carey Fleiner to find out more about the resources out there to help you get your Roman history right.
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🎧 The Lost Lights of St Kilda
In 1940, the thoughts of a captured prisoner of war return to the isolated Scottish island of St Kilda where he once took a summer job and to the island woman he can’t forget. Alice Roberts talks to novelist Elisabeth Gifford about her new book The Lost Lights of St Kilda, a moving portrait of tw...
🎧 The Irish Princess
In 1166, the King of Leinster in Ireland is forced into exile and throws himself at the mercy of Henry II to help regain his kingdom. His biggest bargaining tool in getting England’s support is his teenage daughter Aoife who has caught Henry’s eye. Author Elizabeth Chadwick talks to History Hit’s...
🎧 The Animals at Lockwood Manor
In August 1939, Hetty Cartwright is tasked with taking a natural history museum’s collection of stuffed animals out of London, to protect it from impending air raids. When some of the animals go missing, and worse, Hetty begins to suspect someone – or something – is stalking her through the darke...