Epic

Achilles

By Elizabeth Cook - Published 2002

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EpicLiterary

Achilles, son of the goddess Thetis and King Peleus, and one of the greatest of all the Greek heroes of the Trojan War, ...Read Review

Daughter of Ireland

By Juilene Osborne-McKnight - Published 2002

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Epic

This is Osborne-McKnight’s second foray into the world of Celtic storytelling (I Am of Irelaunde, Issue 12). An accomplished folklorist, the author has ...Read Review

The Candlemass Road

By George MacDonald Fraser - Published 2001

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AdventureEpic

The Candlemass Road is a well-written novel based firmly on fact. Set in the outlaw Border country between England and Scotland in the ...Read Review

Grass Heart

By M. M. B. Walsh - Published 2001

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EpicWestern

The fate of the Mandan Amerindians (the ‘White Indians,’ also once thought to be migrant Welsh) of the upper Missouri River makes up ...Read Review

Austerlitz

By W.G. Sebald - Published 2001

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EpicLiterary

While this review was being written, W. G. Sebald’s obituaries appeared, describing the author’s death in a car accident, possibly from ...Read Review

Second Lives: A Novel of the Gilded Age

By Richard S. Wheeler - Published 1999

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EpicWestern

Denver in the early 1880s may not have been the center of the universe, but to anyone living in the American West at ...Read Review

Nashborough

By Elsie Burch Donald - Published 2001

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EpicSaga

This family saga set in Tennessee in the 1920s through the 1950s wants to be an epic and social commentary and maybe even ...Read Review

The Red Heifer

By Leo Haber - Published 2001

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Epic

Told from the point of view of a first-generation Jewish immigrant, only five when the story begins, this work deals with the trials ...Read Review

Gilgamesh

By Stephan Grundy - Published 2000

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Epic

This is a novel-length retelling of the Sumerian “Epic of Gilgamesh,” an adventure tale starring one of mankind’s first action heroes. Gilgamesh ...Read Review

The Dark Virgin

By Oakland Ross - Published 2001

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Epic

Pitoque is a traveling merchant who sells his wares throughout the Aztec empire. While not an Aztec himself, he acts a spy for ...Read Review