HNR Issue 65 (August 2013)

The Wayward Moon

By Janice Weizman - Published 2012

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Literary

In 894 AD in Buqei’a, a Jewish village in a remote corner of Galilee, the children of “a humble woman,” Rahel Yar, discover ...Read Review

Appetite

By Philip Kazan - Published 2013

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Think of synaesthesia: a young boy realises that, for him, tastes or scents trigger other senses and associations. Then set the scene in ...Read Review

The Daylight Gate

By Jeanette Winterson - Published 2012Published 2013

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This is a short novel about the infamous hunting down and trial of the Lancashire witches in 1612. Jeanette Winterson admits to being fairly ...Read Review

The Rathbones

By Janice Clark - Published 2013

Genres:

AdventureLiterary

In the 18th century, generations of Rathbones sailed the Connecticut coastline hunting sperm whale and building an empire from their success. The patriarch ...Read Review

Love at Any Cost (Heart of San Francisco #1)

By Julie Lessman - Published 2013

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

Set on the coast of San Francisco, author Julie Lessman brings us a sassy romance when Texas heiress Cassie McClare visits her Aunt ...Read Review

A Chain of Thunder

By Jeff Shaara - Published 2013

Genres:

Military

Jeff Shaara once again visits the battlefields of the Civil War in this novel, this time recounting the siege of Vicksburg in the ...Read Review

The Roving Tree

By Elsie Augustave - Published 2013

Genres:

Literary

Augustave’s expressive debut traces a young woman’s search for her cultural and emotional identity. Born in rural Haiti in the late 1950...Read Review

The Ways of the World

By Robert Goddard - Published 2013

Genres:

Thriller

It is 1919, and Paris is seething with diplomats and politicians wrangling over the aftermath of the First World War, as well as the ...Read Review

Intermission

By Owen Martell - Published 2013

Genres:

Literary

In June 1961, the Bill Evans Trio, featuring Scott LaFaro, completes a series of concerts at the Village Vanguard in Greenwich Village that will ...Read Review

The Art of Joy

By Anne Milano Appel (trans.) - By Goliarda Sapienza - Published 2013

Genres:

Literary

Modesta begins her account by describing her mentally challenged sister, Tina. Their mother says Tina is a curse caused by her father’s ...Read Review

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