Looking for the Best Word? Tip #47

Offering help for writers and language learners, this series of posts is a resource for all word lovers. This week’s words: Background, Aposiopesis, Almost, A clean slate Background – Roget’s thesaurus lists these alternative words: circumstance, concomitant, accompanying, distance, surroundings, rear, spectacle, knowledge, information, stage set, and ornamentation. Under the sub-heading ‘information’ are a further …

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Pilgrims of the Pool, by Linda Acaster, Reviewed.

The third book in the trilogy, and a fitting conclusion to a compelling story, Pilgrims of the Pool draws the threads together and weaves an ending that’s the only one possible. The book combines three strands, weaving them into a cohesive tale that takes the reader into different worlds. Nick Blaketon, in his continuing search …

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