History & Fiction - w/Simon Scarrow

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On the second podcast recorded at the Alderney Literary Festival, Adam talks to Simon Scarrow - author of numerous historical novels, including the bestselling Macro & Cato series.

As well as sharing his love for Alderney (and why it reminds him of the Famous Five books), Simon discusses how he goes about his research, why he's so drawn to ancient Rome, why writing historical fiction is inherently problematic, and why the same is true when writing History.

Because what is 'History', anyway?

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