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Tue

24

Feb

2015

The art of the Elizabethan murder mystery

Interview with Deborah Swift for The Riddle of Writing blog

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Tue

24

Feb

2015

Who were the Elizabethan spies?

In this series of posts, written for the English History Authors Blogspot, I discuss some of the principle characters involved in Sir Francis Walsingham's intelligence network and what might have driven them to becoming spies. Part 1: Gilbert Gifford and Christopher Marlowe. 

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Sun

15

Dec

2013

Jonathan Digby: Author interview with Indiebookweek

Welcome, Jonathan! Tell us about your background and how you came to be a writer.

My background is that I am English, I live in London and I’m an actor and a musician. I wanted to write a book for a long time but couldn’t really decide what to write. I’ve started various writing projects over the years, but never quite found a style or topic which really kept me interested. It was only after I went back to university to study archaeology in my 30s that I hit on the idea of writing an historic crime novel ... Read more at Indiebookweek.com

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Tue

03

Dec

2013

What would Walsingham have made of the NSA?

One of the many remarkable things revealed by the NSA spying revelations is how remote from the subject of their surveillance spies have become. Programmes with enigmatic names like XKeyscore or PRISM scan mainframe computers in far away bunkers, collecting and sifting through reams of emails and searches, which disconcertingly reveal to faceless bureaucrats our most intimate thoughts and intended actions. Read more at Huffington Post

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