With thanks to Joanne Larner and the Murrey and Blue team for the opportunity to do this interview!
There is a new Ricardian children’s author on the block: Alex Marchant. Alex kindly agreed to an interview:
Q: You’ve recently published your first novel about King Richard III for children, The Order of the White Boar. What made you write about King Richard?
Alex: I first became interested in King Richard in my teens when my eye was caught by an intriguing title among the books in the school library: ‘The Daughter of Time’ by Josephine Tey. By the time I finished reading the book I was a confirmed Ricardian (even if I didn’t know the term then). I think what piqued my interest was a sense of the enormous injustice this man had suffered after his death – along with the tragedy of that death and of the preceding two or three years of his life. I joined the Richard III Society (I think as one of…
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