HNR Issue 18 (November 2001)

Groucho Marx and the Broadway Murders

By Ron Goulart - Published 2001

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is Goulart’s fourth in his series featuring Groucho Marx as a detective aided and abetted by Frank Denby, the writer for ...Read Review

A Way of Life, Like Any Other

By Darcy O'Brien - Published 2001

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

This spare, compelling book was originally published in 1977 and is reissued now with an introduction by Seamus Heaney. A fictionalized account of O’...Read Review

India Treasures

By Gary Worthington - Published 2001

Genres:

Saga

A sweeping saga of India past and present, India Treasures concerns the history of India as revealed through the history of Mangarh, a ...Read Review

1688: A Global History

By John E. Wills - Published 2001

Genres:

Nonfiction

The year 1688 is chiefly remembered by students of British and European history as the time of the Glorious Revolution. Wills, a historian at ...Read Review

Drinker of Blood

By Lynda S. Robinson - Published 2001

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In Robinson’s fifth Lord Meren mystery, Meren continues his surreptitious efforts to find the killer of his friend and queen, the beloved ...Read Review

Slammerkin

By Emma Donoghue - Published 2001

Genres:

Romance

The title is drawn from 18th century slang for a loose dress, and by extension the loose woman who wears it.  Inspired by ...Read Review

The Exploits and Adventures of Brigadier Gerard

By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - Published 2001

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeShort Stories

The name Arthur Conan Doyle is inextricably linked with Sherlock Holmes, yet Doyle created another character who, while not as polished and insightful ...Read Review

Servant of the Law

By Dusty Richards - Published 2000

Genres:

Western

This novel of the American Old West has a severe case of split personality. On one side is the Coyote Kid, a born ...Read Review

The Red Heifer

By Leo Haber - Published 2001

Genres:

Epic

Told from the point of view of a first-generation Jewish immigrant, only five when the story begins, this work deals with the trials ...Read Review

Music of Falling Water

By Julia Oliver - Published 2001

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeSaga

Like the soft lap of waves on a shore, this tale of a family in early 20th century Alabama gives the reader a ...Read Review