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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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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 Li Read more of this blog post »
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The Prince of Cats by Daniel E. Olesen
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The Eagle's Flight by Daniel E. Olesen
"I thought I had already reviewed this book!

However its a great fantasy book, that takes you to a medival world of brave knights, evil schemes, power, love, corruption and just a dust of the supernatural.

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The Raven's Cry by Daniel E. Olesen
"The Raven's Cry is another excellent epic fantasy novel set in the realms of Adalmearc. It is the second installment after The Eagle's Flight which I've read twice and reviewed here the first time
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