Yes, I was. smile Cindy --- Donna Smith <donnafsmith@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Cindy wrote: But the facts are all true--I > researched her because I found > the ending hard to believe, let alone everything > else, and indeed, the > historical events happened. > > Wow, Cindy! I'm impressed. Do I remember that you > use to work as a > librarian?? > > Donna > -----Original Message----- > From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On > Behalf Of Grandma Cindy > Sent: Sunday, October 07, 2007 2:29 AM > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Bertrice Small's Beloved > and Betrayed > > If no one else takes them after a while, after I've > finished other things, I will. I'd enjoy reading > them > again. I know we have a lot of Bertrice Small fans, > though, so hopefully someone who hasn't yet read > these > will take them. > > Folks, Beloved is not part of a series. It is a > historical biographical novel about Zenobia (her > name > means beloved in Arabic supposedly), a third-century > queen of Palmyria, which was a Roman protectorate or > province or whatever. She hoped to become free from > Roma and an independent country, and indeed add to > her > land--but lots of things happen before then. > > As with all Small books, there is a tastefully but > explicitly described sex and, in this book, because > of > the time and the culture, rape, torture and > violence. > But the facts are all true--I researched her because > I > found the ending hard to believe, let alone > everything > else, and indeed, the historical events happened. > > Cindy > --- Donna Smith <donnafsmith@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > > Betrayed > > > > > > > > Beloved > > > > > > > > Both of these books were less than average quality > > printing. I did some > > basic clean-up and the usual of making sure all > > pages are there with no > > duplication, and protected all page numbers and > > chapter headings. I did not > > read either book through. If someone is > interested > > in reading them cover to > > cover, I think they would benefit from the > > attention. I have both books, so > > if any pages need rescanning, just ask. It's no > > problem. > > > > > > > > I've been off list for a couple of weeks, so if > > anyone has tried to find me, > > here I am! > > > > > > > > Donna > > > > > > > > > > > > > ____________________________________________________________________________ > ________ > Don't let your dream ride pass you by. Make it a > reality with Yahoo! Autos. > http://autos.yahoo.com/index.html > > > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject > line. To get a list of > available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in > the subject line. > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject > line. To get a list of available commands, put the > word 'help' by itself in the subject line. > > ____________________________________________________________________________________ Need a vacation? Get great deals to amazing places on Yahoo! Travel. http://travel.yahoo.com/ To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.