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CollectionsYour library (1,432)

Reviews121 reviews

TagsHistory (426), Fiction (391), historical (120), German (98), Britain (97), Celts (93), Texas (93), Germany (91), Historical (86), Reference (79) — see all tags

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About meMy ancestors migrated from Germany to Texas around the 1850s, so I am especially interested in German and Texas history, but history in general attracts me. I write fiction and nonfiction.

My Historical Novels website at includes over 5,000 listings of novels set in periods from the prehistoric to the mid-20th century. Currently, it includes more than 500 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. Since I'd be broke if I bought all the novels I wanted to read, many favorites are not in my home library. 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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Real nameMargaret Donsbach

LocationIndependence, Oregon, USA

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceJun 30, 2006

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