Margaret Donsbach

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Keen reader from United States

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Mon., Oct. 20: Review of The Whistling Season

If you've enjoyed stories about one-room schoolhouses, you will most likely find Ivan Doig's 2006 novel The Whistling Season an enthralling read. It's a coming-of-age story about a boy in 1909 Montana, with the insight, subtlety and humor to captivate adult readers. For more about this novel, see the review…

Sat., Oct. 18: Review of Shadows on the Rock

Willa Cather's historical novels have become classics, but her novel about French Canada in the seventeenth century, Shadows on the Rock, is less well known than her others. Reviewer David Maclaine offers an introduction to this worthwhile novel. For more about it, see David's review of Shadows on the Rock.…

Fri., Oct. 3: Review of Dubh-Linn

Reviewer David Maclaine finds James L. Nelson's self-published novel Dubh-Linn about Vikings in Ireland worth reading despite some rough edges. To learn why, see his review of Dubh-Linn.

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