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The Drowned City

‘Remember, Remember the fifth of November’– K. J. Maitland

  As we light our bonfires and fireworks this month, it is worth reflecting that we might have been lighting them in February instead of November, and the gunpowder plotters could have succeeded in blowing […]

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Extract from K. J. Maitland’s THE DROWNED CITY

Prologue THE BRISTOL CHANNEL JANUARY 1606   The old man, sitting, sucking on his pipe on the quayside, was first to see it, or rather he did not see it. And that was what puzzled […]

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