Ariana Franklin





Ariana Franklin

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born
in Devon, The United Kingdom
August 15, 1933

died
January 27, 2011

gender
female

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Ariana Franklin was the pen name of British writer Diana Norman. A former journalist, Norman had written several critically acclaimed biographies and historical novels. She lived in Hertfordshire, England, with her husband, the film critic Barry Norman.

Note:
The Death Maze (UK) is published as The Serpent's Tale in the US.
Relics of the Dead (UK) is published as Grave Goods in the US.
The Assassin's Prayer (UK) is published as A Murderous Procession in the US.




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“A daughter,' Rowley scooped up the child and held her high. The baby blinked from sleep and crowed with him. 'Any fool can have a son,' he said. 'It takes a man to conceive a daughter.”
Ariana Franklin, The Serpent's Tale

“Man provides his own goods and his own evils, neither God nor the Devil has anything to do with it.”
Ariana Franklin

“I yield to nobody in my admiration for God, but he's no good in bed.”
Ariana Franklin, The Serpent's Tale

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