Category Archives: Ysabel

Q&A with Guy about Ysabel

This interview has been taken from the official Ysabel website of Penguin Canada, with permission. ________________________________ Q: One of your trademarks as an author is to take real historical events and settings and use them as the basis for the … Continue reading

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Letter to the Reader of Ysabel

Dear Reader, When my family and I embarked on our own “year in Provence” in the autumn of 2004, I discovered that the well known seductions of the south of France could come with challenges that went beyond plumbing or … Continue reading

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Prologue to Ysabel

There is one story and one story only That will prove worth your telling, Whether as learned bard or gifted child; To it all lines or lesser gauds belong That startle with their shining Such common stories as they stray … Continue reading

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Kay’s Provence: From Arbonne to Ysabel

Faye Ringel, Ph.D. Professor Emerita, Department of Humanities U.S. Coast Guard Academy, New London, Connecticut, USA This paper was written by Dr. Faye Ringel, formerly Professor of Humanities, U.S. Coast Guard Academy. Versions were presented at the International Conference on … Continue reading

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Reviews of Ysabel

This page contains reviews from the following in order: The Agony Column, Alternative Reality Web Zine, The Globe and Mail, Orson Scott Card’s Web Zine, Blog Critics, Bookslut, Fantasy & Science Fiction From Fantasy to Slipstream Review by Rick Kleffel … Continue reading

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