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By Charlie Newton -
After Saba Hassouneh, a young Palestinian girl who is traumatized by the murder of her family, takes up with a legendary Bedouin freedom ...Read Review
By Caroline Scott -
Laurence Greene is gassed at Ypres, but does not die until ten years later. This is a timely reminder that the effects of ...Read Review
By James Wilson -
When we think of the 1950s, we see a time when children had a freedom and innocence they lack today. Mark is an ...Read Review
By Craig Smith (illus.) - By John Schumann -
This picture book tells its moving story in simple verses and beautiful water-colour illustrations. The text is composed of the words of a ...Read Review
By Sarah Loudin Thomas -
In 1954, Perla Long and her daughter Sadie move to Wise, West Virginia, no husband or ring on her finger, and no excuses, raising ...Read Review
By Mark D. Van Ells -
The 2014 centennial of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and the beginning of World War I has been marked by ceremony ...Read Review
By Clare Flynn -
Kuriniji Flowers is a novel of British India and the marriage of debutante, Ginny Dunbar, to a tea planter. This is a sweeping, ...Read Review
By Merryn Allingham -
Growing up in an orphanage on East London’s Cobb Street, Daisy Driscoll has had to make her own way in the world. ...Read Review
By Margaret Dickinson -
Edie Kelsey and Lil Horton have been friends and neighbours for over 20 years. Living in the close-knit community of fishermen’s wives in ...Read Review
By Philip Kerr -
This is Philip Kerr’s 10th Bernie Gunther detective novel set in Nazi-era Germany. Like the nine before it, The Lady from Zagreb ...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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