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  1. Rec 18

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    A story, say the people, of the god Eugenides, how he came down from the mountains – not in a blaze of flames, but with an outstretched hand.

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    9 Jan 2011

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    She had shivered when he touched her. Eugenides, who had seen the goddess, had wept for the humanness of his queen, and loved her for it.

    Seamless, tonally perfect, gorgeous.

  2. Rec 15

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    Postwar, a series of important conversations, some heard, some unheard.

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    2 Jan 2011

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    PARTIALLY EPISTOLARY PAINFULLY BEAUTIFUL MARY/MATTHEW PERFECTION.

  3. Public Bookmark 3

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    In the giddy years of the early twentieth century, the families of York and Lancaster seem to have come to an uneasy truce when Humphrey Lancaster befriends young Richard York and offers him a chance to mend his wrecked fortunes. What neither of them anticipates is the war that will destroy everything they know.

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    1 Jan 2011

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    I'm in awe of this fic: history-perfect and character-spot-on. (La Reine Noire writes the most terrifyingly perfect things, really.)

  4. Rec 2

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    Somewhere in the haze of disorientation that came with waking up after way too many shots of tequila, Margaret realised she wasn't in her own bed. More importantly, she wasn't alone.

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    1 Jan 2011

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    I LOVE THIS FIC, I STAN THIS FIC (and this ship, forever this ship, forever Margaret especially, but forever Margaret/Suffolk), I use this fic to justify my predilection for history-based theatrical!AU, and thing is, once I've directed people to this fic, they understand why. So many of my favorite things in one place, here.

  5. Public Bookmark 5

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    There are two things Thomasina notices when she wakes, coughing, the night before her seventeenth birthday. The first: her bedchamber is on fire (heat exchange only works one way; this is very bad). The second: a large blue box has appeared (it's blue). It has a door, which opens, and through the stinging smoke, Thomasina sees a man step out, and wave his arm.

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    31 Dec 2010

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    I THINK MY HEART JUST EXPLODED IN MY CHEST.