HNR Issue 19 (February 2002)

Achilles

By Elizabeth Cook - Published 2002

Genres:

EpicLiterary

Achilles, son of the goddess Thetis and King Peleus, and one of the greatest of all the Greek heroes of the Trojan War, ...Read Review

The God Who Begat a Jackal

By Nega Mezlekia - Published 2002

Genres:

Literary

From the author of the acclaimed memoir of Ethiopia, Notes from the Hyena’s Belly, comes a haunting first novel steeped in African ...Read Review

The Holy Road

By Michael Blake - Published 2001

Genres:

SagaWestern

In 1874, the US wants to extend their railroads into the southwestern territories, but to do so they must overcome the resistance of the ...Read Review

Freedom’s Altar

By Charles F. Price - Published 1999

Genres:

LiterarySaga

Freedom’s Altar is a lyrical, beautifully written tale of ordinary families struggling to remake their lives in post-Civil War North Carolina. Former ...Read Review

Vicksburg

By James Reasoner - Published 2001

Genres:

MilitarySaga

This fifth novel in the Civil War Battle series focuses on the West and on the Union taking the city of the book’...Read Review

Incubus: ll, Hippieville

By Marcia K. Matthews - Published 2001

Genres:

Most novels taking place in the Elysian days of the late 1960s — sex, drugs and rock & roll — seem to center around San ...Read Review

One Man’s Justice

By Akira Yoshimura - Published 2001

Genres:

Thriller

During World War II, Takuya was an officer in Japan’s Imperial Army. Now, he is a fugitive, accused of a war crime ...Read Review

Gould’s Book of Fish: A Novel in Twelve Fish

By Richard Flanagan - Published 2001

Genres:

AdventureLiterary

In 1828, a convicted forger is exiled to Van Dieman’s Island, i.e., Tasmania. Thus begin the fabulous adventures of William Buelou Gould. ...Read Review

Troy

By Adele Geras - Published 2001

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

Toward the conclusion of the Trojan War, two orphaned sisters, Xanthe and Marpessa, watch events transpire from within Troy. Very human teenage girls, ...Read Review

Black Lotus

By Laura Joh Rowland - Published 2001

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Rowland’s latest novel of 17th century Japan will not disappoint her readers. Samurai detective Sano Ichiro’s newest case plunges him and ...Read Review

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