Belle Issues of class, race, & gender merge with a story about interracial romance in 18th c England. A satisfying film. Brooklyn 1951 Ireland offers no future for Eilis. America is lonely, but has possibilities. Film captures the immigrant experience. ❤ To Walk Invisible celebrates the indomitable spirit of the Bronte sisters. Brilliantly written, acted, directed. A... Continue Reading →
I love everything about the Victorian era. Well, not everything. The Thames was overflowing with filth. There weren't any antibiotics. Tuberculosis claimed lives as did birthing complications. If disease didn't get you, perhaps Jack the Ripper would. Basically, anything could kill you. Women couldn't vote (or do anything much, really) . The British Empire systematically oppressed the... Continue Reading →
Find a historical novel (written in the modern era) that's perfect for you. This includes historical romances, mysteries, adventure books, and even paranormal romance. Listed according to categories that you won't find on Amazon (but with hyperlinks to Amazon). This is a growing list, so I encourage authors and readers to add book titles to the... Continue Reading →
The ultimate list of period dramas categorized by type (films, mini-series, and TV series) and time period, crowd-sourced from enthusiasts online. The document is editable, so feel free to add the names of your favourites here, if you don't find them listed.