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In this novel, part of a three-book saga set in post-World War II rural western Ireland, long, deep shadows of their Celtic past, ...Read Review
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This is a story of a 1950s hospital and the poor community in Liverpool it serves. The theme throughout, inside or outside the ...Read Review
Set in County Mayo, Ireland, the action begins with the rescue of twelve-year-old Ruby, who has become orphaned during the worst winter on ...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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