Novel: historical notes

The following are chapter-by-chapter illustrated notes on the historical correctness of the novel. I have tried to avoid spoilers where possible:

Chapter One

Chapter Two

Chapter Three

Chapter Four

Chapter Five

Chapter Six

Chapter Seven

Chapter Eight

Chapter Nine

Chapters Ten and Eleven

Final chapters (no spoilers)

Just a few of the other historical articles on this blog:

On Tolkien at the Butts, near Newcastle-under-Lyme and J.R.R. Tolkien in Stoke

H.G. Wells in Stoke

A survey of the novels and fictions set in Stoke

“Staffordshire folk and their lore” (1896) — some extracts and notes

Some possible archaic survivals in North Staffordshire folklore

Fairies and Hobthursts around Leek

Staffordshire clogg almanacs

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