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Return Of The Native Son: Second Epilogue

The months ran by and before too long it was time for Sarah to give birth. Having never given birth before, she did not know quite what to expect but had plenty of help from her foster mother and her … Continue reading

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Return Of The Native Son: Chapter Thirty-Two

It was a beautiful winter day when Lord and Lady Sydney gave their foster daughter Sarah away to be Lady Lipton. They had now for months been waiting for this day, and were pleased that their efforts at encouraging the … Continue reading

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Return Of The Native Son: Chapter Thirty-One

When Sir Martin went to the Colonial office he found to his pleasure that they were very interested in seeing him. He walked into an office and found that there were a few people waiting to listen to him. He … Continue reading

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Return Of The Native Son: Chapter Twenty-Eight

The addition of two guests delayed dinner slightly but not too long. The table at the Lipton House was soon full of warm and friendly conversation, and as might be expected, Lord Lipton kept a spread that kept all of … Continue reading

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Return Of The Native Son: Chapter Twenty-Seven

When the governor of the Bahamas colony received an invitation to return for a winter visit to England to discuss how things were going on in his colony from the colonial office, he was admittedly a bit nonplused. He knew … Continue reading

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Return Of The Native Son: Chapter Twenty-One

After the conversation Lord Lipton and Mr. Bennett retired to the sitting room where the two of them, along with Clarissa and Miss Wood, enjoyed tea and various food that was meant to pique their appetite for the dinner that … Continue reading

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Return Of The Native Son: Chapter Fifteen

While Lord Lipton made his way towards London with his household along with him in the chaise and four, taking the by now not very unusual four-day trip from Yorkshire to London, news was being published in London and other … Continue reading

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An Introduction To The Return Of The Native Son Project

This year for my NaNoWriMo project I am writing a novel that is set in the mid 1780’s, shortly before the Regency period, called “Return Of The Native Son,” as a way of looking at what historical novels are like … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jane Austen: A Beginner’s Guide

Jane Austen: A Beginner’s Guide, by Rob Abbott I am by no means a beginner to Jane Austen, having read her books and books about them starting in high school and continuing since then. Nevertheless, it is always interesting to … Continue reading

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Book Review: What Matters In Jane Austen?

What Matters In Jane Austen?: Twenty Crucial Puzzles Solved, by John Mullen One of the aspects of Jane Austen as a reader is that you feel smarter as a result of reading what Jane Austen has written. Not only are … Continue reading

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