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Robert P. Carrillo posts on 5/27/2005 2:40:40 PM Mr Rutherfurd: You are a master of the novelated history, and after having devoured (and strongly recommneded) Sarum, Russka, London, and The Forest, I will certainly purchase Dublin. One of your readers suggested Scotland as your next topic. I agree, but wonder if it may not be better to tackle The Vikings first, and then Scotland. Thank you for your gift as a historian and novelist, and for your attention. RPC
Rob posts on 5/22/2005 10:34:48 AM Thank you Debora for clearing up my confusion. After finishing the Dublin saga, I too will await his next book.
Debora posts on 5/21/2005 5:01:41 PM The Princes of Ireland: The Dublin Saga (hp & pb-US), Dublin: Foundation (hb-UK) and Dublin (pb-UK) are all the same book. The first part of the history of Dublin. Now, where's the next part? And I hope he someday does both Scotland and Wales.



Rob posts on 5/21/2005 3:41:09 PM I am confused. I have in my hand the Rutherfurd book, Dublin:Foundation which was bought in the UK. However, in the USA we can purchase his book, The Princes of Ireland: The Dublin Saga. Are they the same? Thank You.
vicki posts on 5/2/2005 7:08:30 AM I have read all the authors besides Rutherford that you mention, but there is one Pargeter book I am not sure a lottle of people know about. I discovered it in a dusty old used books shop: The Heaven Tree Trilogy. It is stupendous! Also Katherine by Anya Seton. A historical novel about a true love story whose main protagonists, were thwarted by Anne Boleyn.
Louise posts on 5/2/2005 2:59:56 AM Must say once you read his work, you will hungrily devour the rest of his works. Also try Sharon Pennman & Edith Pareter & Nigel Tranter, who also write fictional history the same way.
mary oaten posts on 4/29/2005 10:42:42 AM I read with great enjoyment the Dublin book which finishes at the Reformation, and I am eagerly awaiting what I believe will be the conclusion of the story of that fascinating city.
vicki posts on 4/21/2005 8:38:09 PM I started with The Forest and loved it so much I went on to the others. The only one I started and did not finish was London. Just recently I finsihed the Princes of Ireland and loved it, and now I am reading Russka and I am totally absorbed! As much as I love the history of Britain and have read so much about England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, it has been good to read about Russia. Now I want to learn about Finland. I would love Rutherford to tackle that country. Sharon Penman is another of my favorites and have read just about everything she has written. I am not a short story person, so I have avoided those books.
V. Housholder posts on 4/14/2005 6:05:21 PM When is Edward Rutherfurd's follow-up book to The Princes of Ireland, The Dublin Saga, due to be published? I know his books are massive undertakings, but I am always anxious for the next one, especially this one since it is a continuation of The Princes of Ireland.
Natalie posts on 4/11/2005 12:15:57 PM Is there any summarieson the novel Sarum
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