Magical Mystery Tour

Caroline Lawrence, author of the popular Roman Mysteries books, explains how the ancient world first grabbed her attention.

I am ten years old, perched in the shady branches of a mulberry tree in Bakersfield California, trying to escape the baking heat of summer. I am reading a Nancy Drew mystery story. I like the idea of physical clues and of interviewing witnesses. Was this my point of departure? Not yet. 

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