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By Stéphane Audeguy (trans. Timothy Bent) -
“All children become sad in the late afternoon, for they begin to comprehend the passage of time. The light starts to change. Soon ...Read Review
By I. J. Parker -
In this latest entry to Parker’s mystery series set in 11th century Japan, Sugawara Akitada, a middle-ranking government administrator, is forced to ...Read Review
By Amy Bloom -
In July of 1924, Lillian Leyb stands in line with hundreds of other women, waiting to interview for a job as a seamstress that ...Read Review
By Emily Mitchell -
Rarely does a book present the delicate balance of the relationship between a man and a woman as well as this one. Within ...Read Review
By Robyn Young -
Crusade is an epic tale of war, political intrigue, religious fervor, greed, and passion set in Acre of 1274. It captures the color and ...Read Review
By Danny Scheinmann -
In 1992, Leo Deakin awakens in a hospital in South America to the shocking news of the death of his girl friend, Eleni. Although ...Read Review
By Erika Mailman -
Mailman’s second historical novel, set in the small German town of Tierkinddorf between 1507 and 1510, explores the horror of superstition, the inexplicable fear ...Read Review
By Meir Shalev (trans. Evan Fallenberg) -
It is always a pleasure to read a good translation of well-regarded book by one of another country’s premier writers. Meir Shalev ...Read Review
By Jennifer Lee Carrell -
Did Shakespeare really write what we think he did? Or did someone else? That long-fought argument is the basis for Interred with Their ...Read Review
By Rita Charbonnier (trans. Ann Goldstein) -
Nannerl Mozart, a brilliant musician in her own right, has been close to her brother, Wolfgang, since his birth. Then her father announces ...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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