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Davide Mana
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No matter what will happen, as long as it's interesting.
No matter what will happen, as long as it's interesting.

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And talking about historical novels, Egypt and all this sort of stuff… Henry Rider Haggard, author of King Solomon’s Mines and She, two books that are highly regarded here on Karavansara, also wrote a book called Cleopatra, published in 1889. Now, it is…
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You have to admit the idea had potential: popularize the subjects of Egyptology and Ancient History by writing historical romances. And so Egyptologist Georg Moritz Ebers, a German that had pursued a legal career before he moved on to Egyptology, becoming…
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Here is the cover of the new fantasy anthology Vlad Tepes by Ailus Editrice, which contains a my story Il Duello (the Duel), and many other stories by fine Italian writers. The cover is wonderful. And before you ask, no, there is no English language…
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Per coloro che non si fossero ancora stancati delle mie chiacchiere, c’è una mia storia intitolata Il Duello nella nuova antologia Vlad Tepes, curata da Alessandro Iascy e pubblicata da Ailus Editrice. E ci sono anche storie di un sacco di autori più in…
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Yesterday I mentioned that there are things in the past that should be let to rest – case in point, the pseudo-science/UFOs/ancient mysteries books of the seventies, that I loved as a kid and now find insufferable. Another case in point – The Young…
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Once an editor handed me a raw deal, and I went with a howl to my friend Bill for advice. He was a writer of twenty years’ experience, and a man of wisdom. He heard my owl, and then smiled. “Remember one thing,” he said. “Before you do or say anything…
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I tried. No really, I tried. I took the afternoon off, a nice bowl of tea, and I attacked Curse of the Pharaohs, the book about Tutankhamen’s curse I had found at a free giveaway a few months back – you’ll remember I posted about it. Considering I am…
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And so The House of the Gods is finally on its way to the publisher, a 47.000 words manuscript full of dinosaurs, adventure and cliffhangers. Including a real cliffhanger, because I am worth it. I normally send to my publishers multiple versions of the…
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