The past is dead, and so is every person in it. So why am I fascinated with history and all its tales? Do we learn its lessons or are we doomed to repeat mistakes because of human nature? Should I try to better them or just relax and do what I want?
I don’t know.
I have always been fascinated by the past, ever since a junior school teacher showed us pictures of cave paintings. I trained as an archaeologist, I visit historic sites and even the books I write are set in years gone by. I guess it's just who I am.
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