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By Sybille Bedford -
Published 2015Published c1956
In 1900, the German Empire is a prosperous and powerful political unit in which religious, social, cultural, and linguistic differences have largely been papered ...Read Review
By Sybille Bedford -
The second volume of Bedford’s fictional memoirs uses present tense flash imagery, a focusing of the craft since The Legacy. The dense ...Read Review
The intelligent voice utters profound truths while unmasking secrets of the family and by extension, the German psyche. The persecution of cadet Johannes ...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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