GDG- Killing Lincoln

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Sat Jan 14 14:08:52 CST 2012


I get nervous when I think of the term "bodice  rippers".
 
Any chance you can use a less picturesque term?
 
I don't like being nervous.
 
Your  Most Obedient Servant,
Peter  

 
In a message dated 1/14/2012 3:04:40 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,  
jlawrence at kc.rr.com writes:

Esteemed  GDG Member Contributes:
The correct term is "speculative popular  history".
Or "Interprative History".
In the style of bodice  rippers.



Regards,

Jack
Lafayette C. Baker
>  
>>True, it is written in the style, though not the substance, of  
>>bodice rippers. But it is still a novel.
> 
> No,  Killing Lincoln  is not a novel. It is written in the style of 
>  popular  histories.



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