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  •  So true! (8+ / 0-)

    When I went to London in 2010, it was after reading "A Necessary Blood" and I dragged my family to Spitalfields and the East End beyond the Tower of London. It was great! I could actually identify a lot of the roads just from memory!

    In our sleep, pain which cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart until, in our own despair, comes wisdom through the awful grace of God ~RFK

    by vcmvo2 on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 07:23:33 PM PST

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    •  That was good thinking (7+ / 0-)

      on the part of the editor, or the book designer. Too often, I'll get bogged down in descriptions of directions or location and wish for a map, any map.

      With the Rutledge series, I prowl around on MapQuest, looking for non-existent English villages. Although they usually locate the faux towns somewhere near enough existing ones that I can get an idea of location and geography.

      We are often so identified with whatever thoughts we may be having that we don’t realize the thoughts are a commentary on reality, and not reality itself. -- Gangaji

      by Mnemosyne on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 07:38:45 PM PST

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