Epic

The Splendor Before the Dark: A Novel of the Emperor Nero

By Margaret George - Published 2018Published 2018-11-15

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Biographical FictionEpic

Margaret George’s epic novel, the second of two about the emperor Nero (after The Confessions of Young Nero), begins with Rome on ...Read Review

Maid of Baikal: An Alternative Historical Novel of the Russian Civil War

By Preston Fleming - Published 2018-05-11

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Alternate HistoryEpic

Captain Edmund du Pont arrives in Siberia in November 1918 to establish wireless stations as part of the American Expeditionary Force’s aid to ...Read Review

The Siege and Fall of Troy

By Dan-El Padilla Peralta (intro.) - By Robert Graves - Published 2018

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Children/Young AdultEpic

A re-issue of Robert Graves’ retelling of the Homeric myths is always welcome, and the new introduction by Dan-El Padilla Peralta makes the ...Read Review

For the Immortal

By Emily Hauser - Published 2018

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Epic

The final novel in the Golden Apple trilogy from Emily Hauser is a triumphant finale. This story continues to draw from the many ...Read Review

Circe

By Madeline Miller - Published 2018

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EpicLiterary

Madeline Miller returns to the Homeric epics for the inspiration for her second novel, Circe. While the first, The Song of Achilles, focuses ...Read Review

Silk and Song

By Dana Stabenow - Published 2017

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AdventureEpic

The book begins in China in 1292. The main character, Wu Johanna, is a direct descendant of Marco Polo, the famous traveller from the ...Read Review

The Vineyard

By Lorenza Garcia (trans.) - By María Dueñas - By Nick Caistor (trans.) - Published 2017Published 2017-10-03

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Epic

Mauro Larrea has become a self-made man in 1860s Mexico City by means of courage and brawny determination. Over decades, this native Spaniard ...Read Review

A Column of Fire

By Ken Follett - Published 2017

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Epic

This engrossing book is the third novel in Ken Follett’s Kingsbridge series. The first two were worldwide best sellers and the third ...Read Review

For the Winner: A Novel of Jason and the Argonauts

By Emily Hauser - Published 2017Published 2017-10-03

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Epic

Myths are stories that are told and re-told over centuries. Each generation takes the same basic tale but turns it into something relevant ...Read Review

Bright Air Black

By David Vann - Published 2017

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EpicLiterary

The familiar Greek myth of Jason and Medea is retold in Bright Air Black. In brilliant, evocative prose, the world of the Bronze ...Read Review

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