HNR Issue 18 (November 2001)

Madame de Pompadour

By Nancy Mitford - Published 2001

Genres:

Nonfiction

As a child, Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson went to a fortuneteller who told her that one day she would reign over the heart of a ...Read Review

The Root and the Flower

By L.H. Myers - Published 2001

Genres:

Romance

The Root and the Flower was originally published between 1929 and 1935 as three separate novels. Set in late 16th century India during the reign ...Read Review

Conjuring Maud

By Philip Danze - Published 2001

Genres:

MilitaryRomance

The lush, vibrant and often harsh landscape of colonial West Africa provides a stunning backdrop to this tale of offbeat characters and an ...Read Review

Civil Blood

By Ann McMillan - Published 2001

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Battles rage outside Richmond in the spring of 1862, but the possibility of a plague within the city spread by contaminated money is the ...Read Review

Swift As Desire

By Laura Esquivel - By Stephen Lytle (trans.) - Published 2001

Genres:

LiteraryRomance

This is a Latin love story of a passionate couple and a tempestuous marriage, told through the eyes of their loving daughter. It ...Read Review

Quakertown

By Lee Martin - Published 2001

Genres:

Saga

The growing metropolis of 1920s Denton, Texas and the evolution of race relations are examined in Lee Martin’s first full-length novel. Although ...Read Review

Some Things that Stay

By Sarah Willis - Published 2001

Genres:

This prize-winning novel came complete with a list of superlatives as recommendation. Tamara is a teenager growing up in 1950s America. Her family ...Read Review

The Dorothy Dunnett Companion

By Elspeth Morrison - Published 2001 (c1994)

Genres:

Nonfiction

This is a marvelous compendium of the facts and quotations that lace Dorothy Dunnett’s novels. For those unfamiliar with Dunnett, she is ...Read Review