Neil Rathmell – writer

150+ essays on literary topics

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Historical fiction

Once upon a time, stories always happened a long time ago. The business of story-tellers, from Homer to Chaucer, was to bring old stories to life. Whether the characters in … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Reality and imagination

By chance, I read recently three books by Jewish writers about the persecution of Jews by the Nazis before and during World War II. One was written as a factual … Continue reading

October 2, 2013 · Leave a comment