HNR Issue 37 (August 2006)

Avalon

By Anya Seton - Published 2006Published 2007

Genres:

Saga

Having thoroughly enjoyed Anya Seton’s Katherine, I was excited to delve into this reissue of her 1965 classic novel Avalon. I was not ...Read Review

The Women’s War

By Alexandre Dumas - By Robin Buss (trans.) - Published 2006

Genres:

Saga

Less well known than The Three Musketeers or The Count of Monte Cristo, The Women’s War has all Dumas’ hallmarks. It is ...Read Review

Darcy’s Story

By Janet Aylmer - Published 1999Published 2006

Genres:

Romance

Unsatisfied with Jane Austen’s exposition of the changes wrought in Fitzwilliam Darcy, the hero of Pride and Prejudice? Do you wonder why ...Read Review

The Meaning of Night: A Confession

By Michael Cox - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

  Michael Cox’s debut novel is a darkly atmospheric and very gothic tale of wrath, nemesis, and self-destruction: a 600- page journey ...Read Review

Dangerous Waters

By Jane Jackson - Published 2006

Genres:

Romance

  Orphaned Phoebe Dymond was brought up by an aunt and uncle after the death of her father at the Battle of Yorktown, ...Read Review

The Poe Shadow

By Matthew Pearl - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

  Baltimore lawyer and Poe admirer Quentin Clark has a promising law practice and, after shaking off his cluelessness regarding women, a beautiful ...Read Review

Treason’s River

By Edwin Thomas - Published 2006

Genres:

Adventure

  It is 1806, and Lieutenant Martin Jerrold R.N. desperately needs to avoid the consequences of his recent misdeeds. He accepts a risky ...Read Review

Voices from a Time

By Silvia Bonucci - Published 2006

Genres:

LiterarySaga

  With Voices from a Time, winner of the Zerilli-Marimo Prize in Italy, Silvia Bonucci weaves a spellbinding psychological tale that follows a ...Read Review

No One’s Girl

By Rosie Goodwin - Published 2006

Genres:

RomanceSaga

Her mother is dead and her father is an abusive bully so it’s no wonder that Jane Reynolds finds it hard to ...Read Review

Century of Locusts

By Malika Mokeddem (trans. Laura Rice and Karim Hamdy) - Published 2006

Genres:

Saga

  Century of Locusts is a tragic tale about Bedouins in early 20th-century Algeria. Mahmoud is a stranger within his own tribe. He ...Read Review