Posts Tagged ‘Mr Peacock’s Possessions’

  1. Article: Breaking into the middle of the story. . .


    May 17, 2023 by Lydia Syson

    I was delighted to read Paloma Fresno-Calleja’s very perceptive analysis of Mr Peacock’s Possessions in the journal Critique: Studies in …
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  2. Reports from Raoul – 30.2622° S 178.5948° E


    June 14, 2018 by Lydia Syson

    I’ve been spending the week going through my notes and listening to sound recordings made on the HMNZS Canterbury in …
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  3. Mr Peacock’s Possessions: sources and background reading


    May 4, 2018 by Lydia Syson

    As noted in the book, the most important sources for Mr Peacock’s Possessions were: Elsie K Morton Crusoes of Sunday Island, 1957. Steven Gentry, Raoul …
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  4. Heading towards publication day. . .


    May 3, 2018 by Lydia Syson

    As I write this in London, the Kermadecs – the chain of volcanic islands in the Pacific where Mr Peacock’s Possessions …
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  5. 2018 news


    February 24, 2018 by Lydia Syson

    A book cover, an expedition, a story.

“A mesmerising portrait of a family unravelling” THE TIMES (Best historical fiction in 2018)

“Powerful, intense and beautiful” HISTORICAL NOVEL REVIEW

“This tense, evocative, richly-imagined novel conjures the voices of a strange time and place, and makes them universal” EMMA DARWIN

“Syson brings history alive” THE OBSERVER

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