I did a book talk this morning at Ashburton library. The titles I reviewed were:
Sacred Hearts - Sarah Dunnant
Life Mask - Emma Donoghue
Sarah Thornhill - Kate Grenville
Eona - Alison Goodman
All great reads
I spent the afternoon at the State Library of Victoria.
The above titled book, dated 1839, was just one of the volumes I found myself reading - along with medical journals, sick lists, and general summarys of emigrant voyages.
I love the research side of writing.
I also saw Antoni Jach in the rare books reading room - so all in al, a true literary day.