These books aren’t about writing
Read my piece on the writing of Walls of Silence
So what did they do before DNA?
If you want to learn about what made London
Mostly I used the 1914 OS maps
It’s often the odd or obscure things
Here is a peek into how I went about gathering background and checking historical accuracy
Hilary Mantel’s thoughts on historical fiction chime with mine.
I’d always had a horrified fascination