Mini-review: Ada Lovelace, Lucy Lethbridge

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Mini-review: Ada Lovelace, Lucy Lethbridge

Title: Who Was… Ada Lovelace, Computer Wizard of Victorian England (Goodreads) Author: Lucy Lethbridge Rating: Daughter of the famous romantic poet Lord Byron, Ada Lovelace was a child prodigy. Brilliant at maths, she read numbers like most people read words. In 1843 Ada came to the attention of Charles Babbage, a scientist and techno-whizz who had just built […]

Review: The Wand in the Word, Leonard S Marcus

Title: The Wand in the Word: Conversations with Writers of Fantasy (Goodreads) Author:  compiled and edited by Leonard S Marcus Rating: In a series of incisive interviews, Leonard S. Marcus engages thirteen master storytellers in spirited conversation about their life and work, providing inspiring reading for fantasy fans and future writers alike. Finely nuanced and continually revealing, Leonard […]

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