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By Antonio Muñoz Molina - By Edith Grossman (trans.) -
We meet Ignacio Abel, a prominent Spanish architect, at Penn Station in 1936 as he flees from Madrid, where he was in danger from ...Read Review
By Edith Grossman (trans.) - By Mario Vargas Llosa -
The opening chapter presents Roger Casement under a sentence of death for treason because of his efforts to recruit Irish POWs to fight ...Read Review
By Carlos Fuentes - By Edith Grossman (trans.) -
It is difficult not to be drawn into a no that begins with the severed head of the protagonist telling his tale. So ...Read Review
Over the last 20 years The Historical Novels Review (the society's print magazine for our members) has published reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books.
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