In The Age of Gold

In the Age of Gold

I asked him if his new novel is Historical Fiction.

All History is Fiction
and all Fiction is Historical!

A little precious that.
Are we to believe that Livia, “The Poisoner,”
infamous wife of Emperor Augustus Caesar,
really wrote these memoirs?

Ah, the unexpected joy
of suspended disbelief.

Another facile evasion.
Put your novel in a category!

Call it a lament.