Have you ever been to Leiden?
Just a few miles south of Amsterdam, it’s a magical town of canal houses and history, with poetry written all over the walls. Tiny bookshops, hidden gardens, a 400-year-old university; it’s the perfect setting for a novel—the one I’m writing now.
New on the Blog:
- The Imaginary Library of Sir Thomas BrowneSir Thomas Browne was a seventeenth-century English polymath who collected books and curiosities. His house and garden were such a ‘paradise and cabinet of rarities’ that visitors came from far and wide to see it. A few years before his death, he made a catalogue, not of his own collection, but of a completely imaginary one: Musæum Clausum (Sealed Museum).
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