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By Oliver Ready (trans.) - By Vladimir Sharov -
Written in the early 1980s, and now translated into English for the first time, Vladimir Sharov’s The Rehearsals is considered a modern ...Read Review
By Arif Anwar -
In November 1970, while a cyclone sweeps Bangladesh’s shores, Honufa scurries from her hut in a Chittagong fishing village with her three-year-old son, ...Read Review
By Simone St. James -
In 1950, four roommates from Idlewild Hall, a New England boarding school for wayward girls, bond over the one thing they have in common—...Read Review
By Laura Andersen -
Hold up your hand, and tick off the Gothic conventions one by one: atmospheric, crumbling family home; older, brooding yet ridiculously handsome hero; ...Read Review
By Roma Tearne -
On 7 July 2005 in London, Doctor Simon Swann rushes out of his hospital onto the streets and into the aftermath of an incident in ...Read Review
By Heidi Chiavaroli -
Natalie works at a Christian radio station in 2016 New York. She uses the name Skye for privacy. She gives advice and healing prayers ...Read Review
By Daniela Tully -
The novel begins with Martha Wiesberg in 1990. This part is quite brief, and the action immediately jumps back in time to the same ...Read Review
By Heather Chisvin -
This is such a surprising book, one filled with layers inside layers and new revelations at every turn. Moving back and forth from ...Read Review
By John Edgar Wideman -
In his new short story collection, American Histories, John Edgar Wideman explores current situations by delving into the past, a sort of marriage ...Read Review
By Damian Dibben -
The bond between a dog and its owner feels eternal, but this is literally so for Tomorrow. He has been made immortal by ...Read Review
Over the last 20 years The Historical Novels Review (the society's print magazine for our members) has published reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books.
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