Naqvi makes her debut

“Winner of the 2021 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award, Zehra Naqvi (left), is set to release her debut collection of poems and prose inspired by personal memory, family history and Quaranic traditions.FULL STORY

 

Anne Fleming

November 23rd, 2023

An historian, Anne, discovers five 17th century manuscripts recounting the story of Joan and Thomasina, young survivors separated after the Plague, in Anne Fleming’s latest novel Curiosities (Knopf $35.00), due out next April. Joan becomes a maid and Thomasina embarks on a sea voyage disguised as a man named Tom. Their adult reunion unfolds a love story marred by scandal, prompting Tom’s escape to the North Pole. In the present, the historian meticulously pieces together their fate, contributing her own layer of “truth” to this saga about defying societal norms. 9781039004986

Photo by Martin Dee.

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