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By Judith Pella - By Michael Phillips -
Set in the last years of the 19th century, these four books (The Crown and the Crucible, A House Divided, Travail and Triumph, ...Read Review
By Denise Williamson -
For Joseph, a slave in 1834 South Carolina, the adage “a little learning is a dangerous thing” proves more than true. At the age ...Read Review
After leaving slavery behind, 1851 finds a devout Joseph Whitsun practicing medicine in a small, Negro community outside Philadelphia. Legally, Negroes cannot be doctors ...Read Review
By Don Coldsmith -
At the annual Big Council of the People an empty place is reserved in honor of the Lost Band who, at some point ...Read Review
By Michael Phillips -
Phillips’ latest work of inspirational fiction is an intriguing story of secrets, heartbreak, and guilt set on a lovely Devonshire estate. This fourth ...Read Review
By Amy Tan -
No writer navigates the emotional terrain of family relationships – particularly mother-daughter relationships – better than Amy Tan. She writes of mature relationships laden with ...Read Review
By James King -
Thomas Griffiths Wainewright (1794-1847 or 1852) was an Englishman, a historical figure and, approximately, a Man of Letters who tried, in the best Regency ...Read Review
By Edwin Shrake -
Reviewers should be as forthcoming and honest as possible in all their writings. In keeping with that principle, I will state that I ...Read Review
By Miriam Cooke -
Published 2000Published 2000-11-30
A series of interwoven vignettes detailing the life experiences of three generations of Arab women and the men in their lives, this short ...Read Review
By Nicholas Delbanco -
Published 2000Published 2000-11-01
A German Jewish family escapes to England for the duration of World War II. After the war, Karl, an aspiring artist, takes his ...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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