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By Andrea Molesini - By Antony Shugaar (trans.) - By Patrick Creagh (trans.) -
This restrained, beautifully written debut novel looks at war from the microcosm of a single location, that of a villa in the small ...Read Review
November 1917. Austrian soldiers requisition the estate of the aristocratic Spada family, near Venice. The family and their servants, as well as the occupying ...Read Review
By Marcello Fois - By Patrick Creagh (trans.) -
Returning home late one night, Felice Stocchino and his young son, Samuele, are refused a glass of water at a neighbour’s house. ...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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