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By Anatoly Kudryavitsky - By Carol Ermakova (trans.) -
Konstantin Alpheyev, a musicologist, finds himself in trouble with the KGB after the death of his girlfriend, in which it appears one of ...Read Review
By Gill Vickery -
This is a complex and ambitious book for young adults, utilising multiple narrative strands and a wide cast of characters. Nico, a rebel ...Read Review
By Deborah Burrows -
January 1942, freezing blacked-out mid-Blitz London where under leaden skies and German bombs, amongst the debris and the ruins, conflict reigns between Britain and “...Read Review
By Helen - By Maskew -
The writing of Sir Thomas Malory’s Le Morte D’Arthur as if told by Monty Python. From his cell in Newgate Prison ...Read Review
By Dana Chamblee Carpenter -
In this conclusion to her absorbing gothic fantasy, The Bohemian Trilogy, Carpenter has sent her uncanny heroine, Mouse, fleeing across the globe with ...Read Review
By R. Brian Mackey -
Robert MacDougall grows up in mid-20th-century East York, a lower middle-class neighborhood in Canada. His story is about “those seminal events and ...Read Review
By Wendy Orr -
Prolific children’s author Wendy Orr beckons us back 4,000 years to Minoan Greece, when mortals believed in many gods, and omens, prayer and ...Read Review
By Suanne Schafer -
Schafer’s debut takes an original look into past dimensions of women’s lives that for years many have wished to deny. In ...Read Review
By J S Emuakpor -
In a small Hausaland kingdom in 16th-century West Africa, a bloody prophecy has made the wise queen of Zazzau shield her eldest daughter, ...Read Review
By June Hall McCash -
McCash brings her scholarship to life with this vivid reimagining of the life of Marie, Countess of Champagne, a patroness of the arts ...Read Review
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