The Early Modern Commons

Abraham Adcock

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Official Book Release Waves To Light

15 September 2015

M.J. Holman and Queen of Spades return in this highly anticipated follow up to The Sea of Conscience called …   When tackling a complex issue such as depression, it is...

Cover reveal for Alan, Fay and Demona

8 September 2015

Blurb: What happens when passion blinds reason? The ardent fire of desire meets the shocking and harsh blows of reality in this Prelude of Prism. The convoluted relationships of three...

Mr Hook’s Night: fireworks at Marybone Gardens 177

25 July 2015

Fireworks at the Pleasure Gardens   Fireworks were regular entertainments at pleasure gardens of the 18th century. They were usually the grand finale following a concert and a...

Masked Ball at Wargrave

22 July 2015

Another delightful description of a masked ball comes courtesy of the Public Advertiser of the 1st October 1790. This particular ball occurred in Wargrave, a village in Berkshire. I...