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By Hoyt Rogers (trans.) - By Philippe Claudel -
France, December 1917, in the midst of the Great War and a harsh winter. In an unidentified town just behind the front line, a ...Read Review
By Euan Cameron (trans.) - By Philippe Claudel -
Monsieur Linh flees his war-torn country, all his family dead but with a child in his arms whom he must protect at all ...Read Review
By Adriana Hunter (trans.) - By Philippe Claudel -
“Bastards, saints – can’t say I’ve ever seen one or the other. Souls are never black or white; they’re all gray ...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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