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Ben Masters Shares His Narrator’s Reading List

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As John Agar once quipped, “Archaeologists are underpaid publicity agents for deceased royalty,” and I imagine the same goes for many writers of historical fiction.

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Ben Masters Calls His Narrator “A Painful Mixture of the Colloquial and the Literary”

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