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Jenny Fraser Murray (Laura Donnelly) unwrapping books from Paris, looking forward to reading them (Outlander 2:8, “Fox’s Lair,”adapted from Dragonfly in Amber) Francis Poldark (Kyle Soller) turning from harvest festival to see Ross and Demelza have come to join him, his family and tenants (Poldark 2:3, adapted from Jeremy Poldark) one must distrust the almost-the-same […]

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Brianna (Sophie Skelton), just after she’s been raped (Season 4, Episode 10) Friends, Since writing about the first half of Season 4: from Drums of Autumn: the American colonialist past, a book of fathers & ghosts, I’ve watched the whole of Season 3 (from Voyager) night after night, and found it was much better than […]

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Caitriona Balfe as Claire Fraser I’ve never been afraid of ghosts. I live with them daily, after all … Any library is filled with them. I can take a book from dusty shelves, and be haunted by the thoughts of one long dead, still lively as ever in their winding sheet of words … Look […]

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Outlander, Season 3, Episode 8: First Wife Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe as Jamie and Claire Fraser aboard a ship to seek out Ian, captured below …. From Prologue to Voyager: When I was small, I never wanted to step in puddles. Not because of any fear of drowned worms or wet stockings; I was […]

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Claire at Culloden (Caitriona Balfe), third season –a 1950s costume seen through demure 2017 eyes Dear friends and readers, I am just now listening to Davina Porter read aloud dramatically (with nuance and appropriate tones) an unabridged text of Diana Gabaldon’s Dragonfly in Amber and engaged in rewatching Season 1 of the mini-series (every couple […]

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Claire grieving over her stillborn child, POV Mother superior (Caitrionia Balfe, Frances de la Tour, Episode 7, Faith) Jamie (Sam Heughan), one of the last shots of the season (he has told Claire she must leave and he return to Culloden) Jamie: “I’ll have Ross and Fergus take you home to Lallybroch.” Claire: “No.” He: […]

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Claire Beauchamp Randall Fraser (Caitronia Balfe) singing & dancing gaily and wryly Murtagh Fraser (Duncan LaCroix) dancing stiffly and awkwardly (from Episode 14, “The Search”) Claire: May I make a suggestion? Perhaps you could sing a song to jazz up the dance a bit. Murtagh: Jazz? Claire: To spice up, enliven. A song? Murtagh: Yes. […]

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Iane (Steve Cree) and Jamie (Sam Heugan) talking of memories shared after dinner (“Lallybroch,” (Episode 12, scripted Anne Kenney) Claire: You missed the whirlwind. Jamie: The what? Claire: The servants. They tore through here like dervishes. I’d barely turned my back, and they’d cleared away all of Jenny and Ian’s things. Jamie: It’s almost exactly […]

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Claire (Caitriona Balfe) nursing an abandoned neonate (called a changeling), 1 Outlander 10 (By the Pricking of My Thumb) Jamie: Been looking all over for ye. Claire: I met Geillis Duncan on the road. Jamie. She told me where ye were. It’s dangerous to be out here alone, Sassenach. Claire: Don’t tell me you believe […]

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Frank (Tobias Menzies) listening to Rev Wakefield (James Fleet) arguing he must give up Claire and go on to Oxford (Both Sides Now) Wakefield: It’s fashionable in this modern age to dismiss the idea of good and evil, but there is evil, and it finds purchase in good men by giving sin the sweet taste […]

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