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Indie writer and freelance editor with a Masters in Comparative Literature, currently publishing The Chronicles of Adalmearc; every book can be downloaded for free from my website as they are published: www.annalsofadal.net

I am also a member of Sigil Independent, a guild of indie writers pledged to professionalism, publishing books of high quality and using industry standard methods. See more at: www.sigilindependent.com

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The Prince of Cats

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Shakespeare Wrote Fantasy: Why Literary Fiction Does Not Exist

I keep encountering the term ‘literary fiction’. I felt it was finally time to shout that the Emperor is not wearing any clothes, and that calling anything literary fiction is nonsensical. Before my opinion is dismissed as the sort of drivel to be expected by the unwashed masses whining about their favourite book being disrespected, I would point out that I hold a Master’s Degree in Comparative... Read more of this blog post »
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Daniel and 13 other people liked Bill Door's review of The Prince of Cats:
The Prince of Cats by Daniel E. Olesen
"I've read The Eagle's Flight by Daniel Olesen which was a very detailed historical fantasy with incredible world building. I was sort of expecting the same thing going into this one, but what I got was more of a thief/heist book with a lot of humo..." Read more of this review »
The Prince of Cats by Daniel E. Olesen
"I thoroughly enjoyed this. With it's middle eastern inspired fantasy setting, which is not a background that would normally draw me in, and a compelling story-line populated with engaging characters, this had me hooked more or less from the beginn..." Read more of this review »
The Eagle's Flight by Daniel E. Olesen
"This book is an ever unfolding adventure that suprises me in many ways. Both by the turn of events in the story, the level of detail in descriptions of people, landscape and actions but also in the well placed humour. Its a great story and it dese..." Read more of this review »
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"I was given an ARC of this book, and I am very appreciative of it. I ended up devouring this novel in a single night, and didn't head to bed until 4am. It was spectacular! It has the lore and complexities of The Eagle's Flight, a sort of companion..." Read more of this review »
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" Thank you Jamie for this comprehensive review! I am very honoured and thrilled that you enjoyed it, and I appreciate your sharp observations. I usuall ...more "
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