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Lymond 2: show don’t tell…except when you do

I mentioned in my previous post that there’s a moment in the Lymond books when you find out what’s actually been going on the whole time, and it retrospectively changes the narrative. The wonderful thing about this moment is that … Continue reading

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Lymond 1: the anti-hero and the witness

to people who are more clever than I (but see how clever I am! I even use correct grammar!) this may be obvious. To me it was not. It is very, very difficult to write a successful anti-hero if you … Continue reading

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Lymond

I came back this year promising Lymond and have so far delivered none…. so here goes: An infamous man returns to sixteenth-century Scotland. Six years previous he sold secrets to the English that almost destroyed the Scottish army, and rumour … Continue reading

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hiatus ends – Lymond begins

six months into my arts degree one of my lecturers, at wits’ end how to get through to us, said: “Stop. Read the question. Now think about the question.” It was the first – and last – time anyone challenged … Continue reading

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