A Conversation with Author Caroline E Farrell @carolineauthor

Today in the Library we have the multi-talented ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Caroline E Farrell, who has dropped in to say hello and to share some insights into her life as an author and film maker. You are very welcome, Caroline, please introduce yourself: I’m a writer and filmmaker from Dublin, Ireland. My current novel, Lady Beth, won the […]

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Finding a Home for my Characters

Louisa Campbell, my female protagonist in The Bowes Inheritance, didn’t materialise out of thin air – she had a past. Back stories give your characters more flesh and bone, so sprinkled throughout my tale, the reader slowly learns about Louisa and her family’s past and where they lived. As I have family connections and a […]

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A Foul Victorian Murder

Are you a witch? Are you a fairy? Are you the wife Of Michael Cleary? — Children’s rhyme from Southern Tipperary, Ireland Everyone enjoys a good fairy-tale. Being Irish, I grew up with them and often heard tales of fairy forts and changelings and the consequences of interfering with either. Many cultures around the world […]

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