Epic

The Memoirs of Helen of Troy

By Amanda Elyot - Published 2005

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Epic

Helen’s memoirs are a gift to Hermione, her only remaining child, written with the intention of justifying her seemingly selfish decisions. At ...Read Review

The Sword of Hannibal

By Terry McCarthy - Published 2005

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EpicMilitary

Hannibal and his armies are preparing to cross the Alps, but this only serves as the background for the main story, how a ...Read Review

Memoirs of a Dwarf at the Sun King’s Court

By Paul Weidner - Published 2004

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EpicLiterary

Monsieur Hugues, the dwarf at the center of this tale, draws a coarse and bawdy portrait of the glittering court of Louis XIV. ...Read Review

The March

By E. L. Doctorow - Published 2005Published 2006

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EpicLiteraryMilitary

The March unfolds in sporadic episodes in the same manner as this historic military maneuver wended its way through Georgia and the Carolinas ...Read Review

The Song of Hannah

By Eva Etzioni-Halevy - Published 2005

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Epic

First-time novelist Etzioni-Halevy puts flesh on the bones of the Old Testament story of Hannah. As related here, Hannah and her girlhood friend ...Read Review

Isle of Passion

By Laura Restrepo - By Trans. Dolores M. Koch - Published 2005

Genres:

EpicLiteraryMystery/Crime

Its dual time periods of the beginning and the end of the twentieth century help make Isle of Passion both a mystery and ...Read Review

Ithaka

By Adele Geras - Published 2005Published 2006

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Children/Young AdultEpic

This stunning novel retells the Odyssey, all from the point of view of those waiting for the hero those long, lonely years in ...Read Review

A Crown in the Stars

By Kacy Barnett-Gramckow - Published 2005

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Epic

Barnett-Gramckow wraps up her Genesis trilogy with an account of events following the death of Nimr-Rada (Nimrod) concerning the Tower of Babel and ...Read Review

Abigail’s Story

By Ann Burton - Published 2005

Genres:

EpicInspirational

Abigail of Carmel is beautiful and intelligent, and hopes some day to become a pottery-maker like her father. But when her brother incurs ...Read Review

Zipporah, Wife of Moses

By Marek Halter - Published 2005

Genres:

Biographical FictionEpic

A foundling adopted by Jethro, High Priest of Midian, Zipporah is intelligent, beautiful, and black. Although she’s Jethro’s favorite daughter, Zipporah ...Read Review

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