Rosie’s #Bookreview Team #RBRT #Histfic #shortstories Long Shadows by @ThorneMoore

Another for fans of historical novels, especially on the darker side.

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Today’s team review is from Noelle, she blogs here http://saylingaway.wordpress.com

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Noelle has been reading Long Shadows by Thorne Moore

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I do love books about old houses, having grown up in one myself. This book details the history of the different form of a house and its main occupants from the Victorian times of the 1880s, to the time of witches in the 1660s, to medieval times of the 1300s, in that order. Llys y Garn is an estate in Wales with a history that goes back centuries, and the author has woven tales of the estate at these three different time periods.

The first story, The Good Servant, is set in the Victorian era, when the house is a rambling Victorian/ neogothic amalgam of many rooms. There is a distinct upstairs/downstairs, where the survival of a servant, with endless days and nights of back-breaking labor and a bleak…

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