Gillian Bradshaw


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in Arlington, Virginia, The United States
May 14, 1956

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Born in Arlington, Virgina, Gillian Bradshaw grew up in Washington, Santiago, Chile and Michigan. She is a Classics graduate from Newnham College, Cambridge, and published her first novel, Hawk of May, just before her final term. A highly acclaimed historical novelist, Gillian Bradshaw has won the Hopwood Award for Fiction, among other prizes. She lives in Cambridge with her husband and their four children.

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Diocletian's Palace

Croatia was our main holiday destination last year; Diocletian's Palace in Split was top of my A list of things to see.  It exceeded expectations.

Gaius Aurelius Valerius Diocletianus was one of the most energetic and inventive of the emperors of Rome.  He reigned from 284-305 AD. The latter date is that of his retirement, not his death: uniquely among emperors, he stepped down from supreme power, and spent the... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.96 · 10,171 ratings · 930 reviews · 37 distinct worksSimilar authors
Hawk of May

3.89 avg rating — 1,952 ratings — published 1980 — 25 editions
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The Beacon at Alexandria

4.23 avg rating — 1,375 ratings — published 1986 — 17 editions
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The Sand-Reckoner

4.16 avg rating — 763 ratings — published 2000 — 9 editions
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Island of Ghosts

4.17 avg rating — 744 ratings — published 1998 — 7 editions
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Kingdom of Summer

3.98 avg rating — 771 ratings — published 1981 — 20 editions
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In Winter's Shadow

3.90 avg rating — 678 ratings — published 1982 — 17 editions
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The Wolf Hunt

3.99 avg rating — 561 ratings — published 2001 — 7 editions
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Cleopatra's Heir

3.88 avg rating — 524 ratings — published 2002 — 8 editions
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The Bearkeeper's Daughter

3.93 avg rating — 400 ratings — published 1987 — 8 editions
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Render Unto Caesar

3.83 avg rating — 379 ratings — published 2003 — 7 editions
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“You are like Odysseus, who could go out onto the great sea, lose all his goods and his friends, come to the boundaries of death, and return still himself.”
Gillian Bradshaw, The Beacon at Alexandria

“the water of the lagoon was warm as blood, salt as tears, and astonishingly clear”
Gillian Bradshaw

“Until that moment she had not really noticed him. Now she felt as though she'd stubbed her toe on a rock, and looked down to find that it was part of a buried city.”
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