Saga

Holding My Breath

By Sidura Ludwig - Published 2007Published 2008

Genres:

Saga

Beth Levy’s story of growing up starts out in a most unusual fashion. She tells us about her parents’ wedding day: where ...Read Review

Isaac’s Torah

By Angel Wagenstein (trans. Elizabeth Frank - By Deliana Simeonova) - Published 2008

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Saga

Isaac Jacob Blumenfeld does not think it coincidental that the Torah has five books and he has five different motherlands, all without pulling ...Read Review

The Journey

By H. G. Adler (trans. Peter Filkins) - Published 2008

Genres:

LiterarySaga

In the introduction of The Journey the translator writes, “Neither Germany nor the world was ready for novels about the Holocaust in the 1950...Read Review

Sashenka

By Simon Montefiore - Published 2008

Genres:

Saga

Sashenka Zeitlin is the daughter of a Jewish banker living in St Petersburg. In the winter of 1916, revolution is in the air, and ...Read Review

Worldwide Adventures in Love

By Louise Wener - Published 2008

Genres:

AdventureSaga

In her fifth novel, Wener examines the influence of scandal on personal relationships in two very distinct periods of British history: the 1930s ...Read Review

The Forgotten Legion

By Ben Kane - Published 2008

Genres:

AdventureRomanceSaga

  In the dying days of the Roman Republic, anarchy rules in the capital. Three men maintain an uneasy triumvirate: Pompey suspiciously watches ...Read Review

The Firemaster’s Mistress

By Christie Dickason - Published 2005Published 2008

Genres:

SagaThriller

A firemaster is an expert with gunpowder and its various uses. Although it was known in Europe since Marco Polo’s return from ...Read Review

Cryers Hill

By Kitty Aldridge - Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeSaga

The story alternates between the 1930/40s and the late 1960s in the eponymous English small town. It is difficult to describe the plot, ...Read Review

Canvey Island

By James Runcie - Published 2008

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Saga

Canvey Island is a six-mile by three-mile piece of reclaimed land in the Thames estuary just off the south Essex coast. It was ...Read Review

The Ancient Ship

By Zhang Wei (trans. Howard Goldblatt) - Published 2008

Genres:

LiterarySaga

Zhang Wei depicts a master plot in which the Chinese sense of community vies with individuals’ desire for wealth and leadership in China’...Read Review

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