Literary

Three Weeks in December

By Audrey Schulman - Published 2012

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AdventureLiteraryThriller

Schulman has written two stories here in alternating chapters; each stands on its own, so good you hate to leave its fully imagined ...Read Review

The Day Before Happiness

By Erri De Luca - By Michael F. Moore (trans.) - Published 2011

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Literary

De Luca’s tale of an orphan boy in Naples after World War II is short but powerful. Our unnamed narrator tells of ...Read Review

The Centaur in the Garden

By Moacyr Scliar - Published 2011

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FantasyLiterary

During the early 19th century, a Jewish family escapes the brutality of the Russian Cossacks by immigrating to a small farming community in ...Read Review

The Prague Cemetery

By Umberto Eco - Published 2011

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Literary

Renowned primarily for his novel The Name of the Rose, the reader approaches a new Eco work of fiction wondering what sort of ...Read Review

Derby Day

By DJ Taylor - Published 2011Published 2012

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Literary

Any reader who likes the gentle and considered narratives of the novels of Trollope or Thackeray should enjoy this work of fiction. Indeed ...Read Review

Daniel O’Thunder

By Ian Weir - Published 2011

Genres:

Literary

Canadian novelist Weir sets his tale in Victorian London’s underworld and the realm of boxing. The title character is an ex-soldier turned ...Read Review

Deathless

By Catherynne Valente - Published 2011

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FantasyLiterary

Catherynne Valente understands the power of threes, of repetition and incantation, the stuff of fairy tales. In Deathless, her powerful evocation of old ...Read Review

The Brummstein

By Peter Adolphsen - Published 2011

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Literary

In 1907, Josef Siedler descends into Switzerland’s Hölloch Caves searching for a gateway to the land of the “inner earth.” Instead he ...Read Review

The Very Thought of You

By Rosie Alison - Published 2011

Genres:

Literary

This engaging novel was shortlisted for the 2010 Orange Prize for Fiction, and it is not difficult to understand why. The author writes with ...Read Review

The Lonely Tree

By Yael Politis - Published 2010

Genres:

Literary

A story that spans over thirty years surrounding the establishment of modern Israel, The Lonely Tree deals heavily in shades of grey. Its ...Read Review

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