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Shortlisted

Pleased to hear this morning that The Road to Civitella 1944 has reached the shortlist of four books for the Hall & Woodhouse DLF Writing Prize (Dorchester Literary Festival). Looking forward to visiting Poundbury for the event at the Duchess of Cornwall on 18 July when the winner will be announced. twitter dorchlitfest https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Event/Dorchlitfest/posts/ Dorchester… Read More Shortlisted

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Civitella book gets nominated

Dorchester Literary Festival facebook We are thrilled to announce our long list for the Hall & Woodhouse DLF Local Writing Prize. This year we received 70 entries (up from last year’s 53), representing a wide range of fiction and non-fiction including short stories, travel, fantasy, history and crime. Many thanks to our second round judges… Read More Civitella book gets nominated

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Coming soon

BRINGING HOME THE BACON the story of the theft of Wiltshire’s Bronze Pigs by Dee La Vardera illustrated by Richard Cowdy Robbed, recovered, restored The much-loved bronze pigs taken from Calne in October 2017, found their way home, thanks to the power of social media. A story for all ages written by Dee La Vardera… Read More Coming soon

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The Road to Civitella 1944: the Captain, the Chaplain and the Massacre

Deep in the Tuscan countryside, the medieval hilltop village of Civitella had lived peacefully for centuries, until war ripped the community apart. The events of 29 June 1944, left 116 men and boys dead and three quarters of the houses destroyed or burned as reprisal for the shooting of three off-duty German soldiers in the… Read More The Road to Civitella 1944: the Captain, the Chaplain and the Massacre