At Ascroft, eh?, Larry talks about The Priest and the Peaches while mulling over whether a story set in the past, within living memory, can be an historical fiction.
“I realized that the time frame I was dealing with was almost 50 years ago. I discovered that the advantage for me, as a writer and having actually experienced those days, was that they are part of who I am. The result is, when writing about the time frame, you can ‘feel’ it. You were there and the sounds and sights and people are indelibly embedded in your mind.”
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