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Tuesday Tidbits

A Gathering of Ghosts – Tuesday Tidbits

For her new novel, A GATHERING OF GHOSTS, Karen Maitland picks out some special Tuesday Tidbits relating to Dartmoor where the novel is based: Long-cripple Long-cripple is the Devonshire dialect word for a snake, usually […]

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Tuesday Tidbits from Karen Maitland

First Catch your crocodile Products from the Egyptian cocodryllus or crocodile were highly prized in the medieval markets of the Middle East and Europe. Its dung was made into an unguent which was said to […]

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