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Member: margad

CollectionsYour library (1,433)

Reviews122 reviews

TagsHistory (427), Fiction (391), historical (120), German (98), Britain (97), Celts (93), Texas (93), Germany (91), Historical (86), Reference (79) — see all tags

MediaNot set (87), Book (1,345), Paper Book (1,184), Ebook (3)

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About meMy Historical Novels website at includes listings of thousands of novels set in periods from the prehistoric to the mid-20th century. It includes over 700 reviews, with more added on a regular basis.

Here are links to a couple of articles I have written:

The Scholar's Supernova, about a young man who saw a supernova in Cairo in AD 1006

Boudica: Celtic War Queen Who Challenged Rome, about Boudica, who led the British rebellion in AD 61

About my libraryMy fiction collection is heavy on history and historical fiction. In nonfiction, I collect history books, especially about medieval and Reformation-era Germany, the Celts, ancient Rome, Hungary, medieval Europe generally, Texas and the U.S. Civil War.

GroupsAncient History, Art is Life, Astrology, Books Compared, Bug Collectors, Club Read 2009, Happy Heathens, Historical Fiction, Historical Mysteries, History: On learning from and writing historyshow all groups

Favorite authorsStephen Arroyo, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Allan Gurganus, Cecelia Holland, Jean Markale, Larry McMurtry, Steven Ozment, Ellis Peters, Mary Renault, Steven Saylor, Anya Seton, Anne Tyler (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresMagpie Bookshop, The Spotty Dog Books & Ale

Favorite librariesCatskill Public Library


Real nameMargaret Donsbach

LocationCatskill, NY

Account typepublic, lifetime

URLs /profile/margad (profile)
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Member sinceJun 30, 2006

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