HNR Issue 34 (November 2005)

Joseph and his Brothers

By Thomas Mann - By Trans. John E. Woods - Published 2005

Genres:

EpicLiterary

The plot of this book is familiar, a more or less chronological rendering of a portion of Genesis. Thomas Mann’s hefty tome ...Read Review

It Sleeps In Me

By Kathleen O'Neal Gear - Published 2005

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeRomanceThriller

Is it witchcraft or delusional sexual obsession? Set in about 1400 CE, in a pre-Columbian Mississippian culture on Lake Jackson in present-day northern Florida, ...Read Review

Adam Runaway

By Peter Prince - Published 2005

Genres:

Adventure

In 1721, the protagonist of the novel, Adam Hanaway, leaves his mother and sister in England to seek success in Lisbon after his father’...Read Review

Lige Mounts, Free Trapper

By Frank B. Linderman - Published 2005

Genres:

AdventureWestern

By 1922, when Frank B. Linderman wrote Lige Mounts, he had given up his life as a free trapper in the rugged mountains of ...Read Review

The Plough’s Share

By David Richards - Published 2004

Genres:

Saga

The Plough’s Share follows Jack Thornton from England to South Africa to Canada at the end of the 19th century. Jack’s ...Read Review

Glimmering Girls

By Merrill Joan Gerber - Published 2005

Genres:

Literary

At intimate distance, Glimmering Girls captures the subtleties of adolescent discovery, how innocence negotiates the “biological imperative.” Writing in the present tense, Gerber ...Read Review

He Drown She in the Sea

By Shani Mootoo - Published 2005

Genres:

Literary

Set on the fictional Caribbean island of Guanagaspar around World War II and in the present day, He Drown She in the Sea ...Read Review

Footprints on the Horizon

By Stephanie Grace Whitson - Published 2005

Genres:

InspirationalSaga

Footprints on the Horizon is the third in Whitson’s Pine Ridge Portraits series of novels about women on the Nebraska frontier. Footprints ...Read Review

Mistress Bradstreet: The Untold Life of America’s First Poet

By Charlotte Gordon - Published 2005

Genres:

Nonfiction

The historical record of Anne Bradstreet’s life is slight but adequate to give us a solid picture of the times. Her father, ...Read Review

Ithaka

By Adele Geras - Published 2005Published 2006

Genres:

Children/Young AdultEpic

This stunning novel retells the Odyssey, all from the point of view of those waiting for the hero those long, lonely years in ...Read Review

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