Okay, time is running out on this one – although perhaps late submissions wouldn’t be a problem – but this looks like a great blog and, obviously, I love this post!

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Mary-Stewart_2912427b Novelist Mary Stewart: Pic from Daily Telegraph, by Geoff Wilkinson.

Next month sees the centenary of the birth of novelist Mary Stewart, so I’ve volunteered to host a Reading Week in her honour – mainly because she wrote what has to be one the best ever versions ever of the Arthurian legends. The Crystal Cave, The Hollow Hills, The Last Enchantment, The Wicked Day and The Prince and the Pilgrim (known collectively as The Merlin Chronicles) are just wonderful, especially the first three. I must admit, I don’t know the rest of her work all that well, but I remember reading and enjoying Touch Not the Cat when it first came out, and much more recently I liked Thornycroft, so this will be a bit of learning curve for me.

And hosting a Reading Week is unknown territory as well: I’ve never done this before…

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