HNR Issue 22 (November 2002)

Harem

By Dora Levy Mossanen - Published 2002

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In a timeless Persia that never was, the beautiful Jewess Rebekah is married to a man whose cruelty shapes not only her life, ...Read Review

The Bawdy Basket

By Edward Marston - Published 2002

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Mystery/Crime

Nicholas Bracewell, stage manager of the Elizabethan actors’ troupe, Westfield’s Men, has a serious problem when a young, distracted fledgling actor, Frank ...Read Review

River Thieves

By Michael Crummey - Published 2002

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Literary

River Thieves is a tale of early 19th century Newfoundland, when the native Beothuk still roamed in small groups. The English settlers, some ...Read Review

Tempting

By Hope Tarr - Published 2002

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Romance

The opening scene of Tempting, which takes place in 1848, introduces us to a young and impoverished Simon Belleville, who is trying to defend ...Read Review

Perma Red

By Debra Magpie Earling - Published 2002

Genres:

Literary

Perma Red will reward those readers waiting for the latest great American novel. Earling weaves a timeless tale of love, heartache, and betrayal ...Read Review

The Dead File

By Kevin O'Morrison - Published 2001

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The author is a noted playwright and actor, so his behind-the-scenes look at the acting business as it was in the early 1950s (...Read Review

Down to a Soundless Sea

By Thomas Steinbeck - Published 2002

Genres:

LiteraryShort Stories

Except for the first story, set in the mid-nineteenth century, the rest of the stories’ settings are in the early twentieth century, and ...Read Review

Surviving the Confederacy

By John C. Waugh - Published 2002

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Nonfiction

Mr. Waugh states that his mission as a writer is to “revive [history’s] echoes, and rekindle the passion of former days.” I ...Read Review

The Slayers of Seth

By P. C. Doherty - Published 2002

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

It is impossible for P.C Doherty to write a novel that isn’t excellent. The fourth of his ancient Egyptian mysteries has ...Read Review

An Unclean Act

By Dean Burgess - Published 2002

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

A meticulously researched first novel, Burgess’ story concerns what was likely the first recorded divorce in seventeenth century New England. Thomas Burge and ...Read Review

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