My Blog Week: August 26 to Sept 1

All the Latest from Torsade!                     Last week, in A Figure from the Common Lot, Honoré’s narrative ended; this week, his cousin Élucide’s began, with a half-dreaming series of memories. Monday, a new episode of The German Spy, in which Agnes tells Fiona how Atherleigh rigged the […]

Élucide: part two

Posted by ractrose on 2 Sep 2018 in Fiction, Novels

A Figure from the Common Lot Élucide (part two)           Her father moved his queen’s bishop’s pawn two squares. Mr. Nachfolger countered, bringing forward his queen’s pawn one square. Élucide watched the match unfold, while her father and Mr. Nachfolger exchanged their laconic, veiled comments. They’d dropped Everard, and spoke now […]