The Judges of the Secret Court: A Novel About John Wilkes Booth by David Stacton

Does this description of Lincoln on his death-bed make up for all that I hold suspect about historical fiction? It was a sad face, everyone knew that, and an ugly face, but the approach of death made something evident in it that few had noticed, something youthful, ageless, and despite itself commanding. It was something worse than a face born to rule, something far worse. … Continue reading The Judges of the Secret Court: A Novel About John Wilkes Booth by David Stacton