Grant Me the Carving of My Name

Grant Me the Carving of My Name : An Anthology of Short Fiction Inspired by King Richard III

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A boyhood mishap in York. A ghostly walking tour of Leicester. A deadly snowstorm on the moors above Middleham. Alien abduction in the very heart of the city of London. Loss of a beloved brother, death of an untrue cousin. Just some of the events recounted in these tales by authors inspired by King Richard III. Much-maligned since his death, the real man has often been lost in the shadow of the scheming villain of Shakespeare's famous play. Following the rediscovery of his centuries-lost grave in 2012, many people have come to question this evil reputation, and King Richard's supporters (known as Ricardians) are seizing the chance to bring his real history to a wider audience. The authors collected here have all, in their different ways, sought to cast a light on that story. Elegiac, mystical, brutal, light-hearted, uplifting. Will you find your new favourite author within the pages of this anthology? Sold in support of Scoliosis Association UK (SAUK) with a Foreword by Philippa Gregory (author of 'The White Queen') and edited by Alex Marchant. With contributions from: Narrelle M. Harris, Wendy Johnson, Susan Lamb, Joanne R. Larner, Matthew Lewis, Máire Martello, Frances Quinn, J. P. Reedman, Marla Skidmore, Richard Unwin and Jennifer C. Wilson. Cover illustration by Riikka Katajisto
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  • Paperback | 158 pages
  • 127 x 203 x 9mm | 177g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1730715699
  • 9781730715693
  • 1,416,094

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