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By Amir Gutfreund (trans. Jessica Cohen) -
This novel, translated from the Hebrew, is by a prize-winning novelist who served in the Israeli air force. Leapfrogging back and forth through ...Read Review
By Juan Gabriel Vasquez (trans. Anne McLean) -
Colombia 1988: Journalist Gabriel Santoro publishes a book about the life of a German-Jewish woman who arrived in Colombia shortly before the Second World ...Read Review
By Valerie Anand -
This entertaining if slightly overlong followup to The House of Lanyon, which like its predecessor is set on rural Exmoor in Somerset, ...Read Review
By Jack Ludlow -
The Roman Empire. The action takes place largely in Italy and the Iberian peninsula and builds up to the fall of Numantia, Brennos’...Read Review
By Chiew-Siah Tei -
This is the story of Minghzi, the first grandson of Master Chai, a feudal landlord and opium farmer who is determined that Minghzi ...Read Review
By Lilian Harry -
This, one of Lilian Harry’s Burracombe novels, is the fourth of her books I have reviewed. They were all excellent regional sagas, ...Read Review
By Padma Viswanathan -
This phenomenal novel, set in India, follows the life of Sivakami from early childhood through old age, spanning the years 1896 through the 1950s. ...Read Review
By Philippa Gregory -
Published 2002Published 2008
In another reissue of her previously published work (this novel was originally released following the bestselling success of her Wideacre series), Ms. Gregory ...Read Review
This entertaining if slightly overlong followup to The House of Lanyon, which like its predecessor is set on rural Exmoor in Somerset, centers ...Read Review
By Vicki Tieche -
The unusual title refers to Range 16, Township 3, Section 3 of Delaware County, Ohio, and is the story of the European-descended people who settled there ...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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