Donna Fletcher Crow, Novelist of British History, has written more than 50 books specializing in British Christianity. These books include: The Monastery Murders, clerical mysteries; Lord Danvers Investigates, Victorian true-crime; The Elizabeth and Richard series, literary suspense; and Glastonbury, The Novel of Christian England. She loves research and sharing you-are-there experiences with her readers.
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Donna Fletcher Crow, Novelist of British History
A traveling researcher engages people and places from Britain's past and present, drawing comparisons and contrasts between past and present for today's reader.
By Donna Fletcher Crow ~ October 7, 2014
Our last day at the wonderful Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Great theatre and a lovely time relaxing. The examination of marriage continued today at the Courthouse Theatre with "The Charity That Began at Home" by St. John Hankin.
Hankin was one of London's leading playwrights a century ago, but is practically unknown today. His works are making a comeback, however, at the Shaw Festival. In this "comedy for philanthropists" Lady Denison and her daughter Margery, at the urging of the philanthropic clergyman Basil Hylton, "invite the dullest, most unpleasant people they can find to their house for the weekend. After all, anyone can be kind to the pleasant, but who will care for the mean, the boring and the disagreeable?"
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