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New ‘Ivanhoe’ Adaptation

Irvine Welsh, Jon S. Baird Reteam To Adapt Walter Scott’s ‘Ivanhoe’ EXCLUSIVE– Iconoclastic Scottish writer Irvine Welsh (Trainspotting) and director Jon S. Baird(Filth) are re-teaming for a bold new adaptation of the classic Walter Scott adventure tale Ivanhoe.  Jens Meurer is producing through his Berlin-based Egoli Tossell Film banner. Meurer previously worked with Welsh and Baird on Filth, which is how this latest collaboration first sparked. Basil Iwanyk and his company Thunder Road Pictures are also on-board as producers, along with Stuart Pollok ,…

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All The Writers You Love Probably Love Dorothy Dunnett : NPR

DECEMBER 27, 2014 7:03 AM ET ALAYA DAWN JOHNSON The Game of Kings by Dorothy Dunnett The old fiction room at my high school was a small box of wonders, and no matter how long I spent investigating its seven and a half overstuffed shelves, I never stopped discovering treasures. When I was sixteen, the shelf which held authors A through D divulged a small, yellowing paperback with a splashily romantic cover: a long-limbed blond…

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Moral Injury in the Seventeenth and Twenty-First Centuries

About Highland Soldiers 3: The Return Each book of the Highland Soldiers series deals with an issue a soldiers faces as a result of their service to clan and King. In Book 1, the hero falls in love with a woman who views him as her enemy. In Books 2, the hero returns to the woman he loves, only to find her engaged to another. When I began Book 3, I kept coming back to…

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