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HNS Awards have helped discover and launch the author careers of Michel Faber, Ruth Downie, Hilary Green, Martin Sutton, Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott, Nikki Marmery, Margaret Skea, Warwick Cairns, Katherine Mezzacappa and Elizabeth Macneal. Our ARA and Saudi awards are amongst the most generous of all literary prizes.
By Natasha Lehrer (trans.) - By Pauline Baer de Perignon -
When a cousin mentions to de Perignon that her great-grandfather’s art collection may have been stolen, she is inspired to go on ...Read Review
By Gaëlle Josse - By Natasha Lehrer (trans.) -
Winner of the European Union Prize for Literature, this slim novel won widespread critical praise for its lyrical, melancholy memoir and confession of ...Read Review
By Adrien Goetz - By Natasha Lehrer (trans.) -
Villa of Delirium is a literary novel, originally published in French, that brings to life the hypnotic story of one family—the Reinachs—...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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