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By Laurent Gaudé -
Awarded France’s most prestigious literary prize, Le Prix Goncourt 2004, this novel has sold over 400,000 copies. After reading it, you will understand why. ...Read Review
By Laurent Gaudé - By trans. David Herman -
This story of bizarre family relations purports to be set in an African kingdom, but the story reads more like medieval myth. King ...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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