OOOH LOOK AT THAT HISTORICAL ACCURACY THO
In which fantasy fiction with characters of color is subjected to the “historical accuracy” test and comes out on top once again…
(fyi this is the author of The Throne of the Crescent Moon, which has been featured for Fiction Week previously)
Tom Reiss’s The Black Count, which details the true story of Général Thomas Alexandre Dumas (father of author Alexandre Dumas), is being adapted into a film directed by Cary Fukunaga (director of HBO’s True Detective).
No actors have been named so far, although some people are already speculating that Howard Charles may be considered for the lead. He’s known for playing the role of Porthos on the BBC’s Three Musketeers:
Archaeologists undertaking investigations in the Peruvian region of Arequipa discovered a large geoglyph last December.
According to Peru21, the geoglyph is approximately 60 meters by 40 meters and is located in the province of Caylloma.
Peru21 reports that the initial archaeological investigations were performed at the request of the Consorcio Angostura – Siguas, an agroindustrial company that is executing an irrigation project in the area. Consorcio Angostura – Siguas would have ordered the investigation in order to receive a certificate from the Ministry of Culture stating that there were no archaeological sites in the area, allowing them to continue with their irrigation project. Read more.