Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The Imaginary Palace of the Winter King, by Sarah Tolmie

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Not Rated No Speculative Element

(Historical Fiction) In the midst of the Thirty Year’s War, the former King of Bohemia, now an exile in the Dutch Republic, obsesses over a painting of him and his wife in a grand palace. (4,412 words; Time: 14m)

"," by (edited by Jane Crowley and Kate Dollarhyde), appeared in issue 02/11/19, published on .

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Review: 2019.101 (A Word for Authors)

I’m pretty sure this is the painting described in the story. Sadly, the story doesn’t seem to have any speculative element in it other than the imaginary palace in the painting.

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