For those participating in the A Discovery of Witches Real Time Reading, here is the reading schedule merged with suggested blog posts. As always, only those that are… Read more “Real Time Reading”
Its tall, rounded shape was pale gray, and two handles curved away from its narrow spout. On the front was a face – my face, though distorted… Read more “Face Jugs”
‘Marcus is fond of the Pre-Raphaelites, and Miriam knows a lot of mythology. They picked the name,’ Matthew said by way of explanation. The Pre-Raphaelites loved Lilith.… Read more “Lady Lilith”
“A painting by Vermeer was propped up on a bookshelf next to a shell. It was unfamiliar – not one of the artist’s few known canvases. The… Read more “Vermeer, Matthew”
‘He downshifted through the lime alley that had once led to a palace and now led nowhere, an odd remnant of a grand life no one wanted… Read more “Hamish’s Hunting Lodge”
Over the mantel there was an enormous portrait of a dark-haired, late-seventeenth-century beauty in a yellow gown. It had certainly been painted by Sir Peter Lely.