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Palace of the Drowned

By Christine Mangan - Published 2021

Genres:

Literary

It’s 1966, and more than a decade has passed since Frances (Frankie) Croy’s debut novel captured the London literary world; failure has ...Read Review

The Testimony of Alys Twist

By Suzannah Dunn - Published 2020

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This is very much a novel which demonstrates the experience and perspective of history from below. Royalty, in this case Queen Mary the ...Read Review

Midnight Atlanta (Darktown)

By Mullen - By Thomas - Published 2020

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is a revelatory historical novel that speaks directly to the language of today. We follow Tommy Smith, an ex-cop turned reporter, who ...Read Review

Dominion: The Making of the Western Mind

By Tom Holland - Published 2019

Genres:

Nonfiction

Dominion is a big book. Not only in length – although topping 500 pages, this shouldn’t be discounted – but in the sheer amount of ...Read Review

The Golden Wolf

By Linnea Hartsuyker - Published 2019

Genres:

Saga

The Golden Wolf is a 9th-century Viking saga spanning across the regions of Norway to Iceland. This is the final book in The ...Read Review

Prague Spring

By Simon Mawer - Published 2018

Genres:

Literary

The summer of 1968, and Europe is in political ferment. Sam Wareham is a British diplomat based in Czechoslovakia, who starts a rather ill-advised ...Read Review

Homer & Langley

By E. L. Doctorow - Published 2009Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

For a review suited to this journal, it is well to begin by pointing out that the novel is not, and does not ...Read Review

Celeste’s Harlem Renaissance

By Eleanora E. Tate - Published 2007

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This is a charming book best suited for about the 10 to 15 age range, but quite entertaining and informative for adults regarding the daily ...Read Review

Afternoons with Emily

By Rose MacMurray - Published 2007

Genres:

Literary

This novel, which echoes of the style of some novels of the 19th century, immediately enveloped me, and it has not let go, ...Read Review

The Terror

By Dan Simmons - Published 2007

Genres:

AdventureNauticalThriller

In 1845, two ships of the Royal Navy, the HMS Terror and the HMS Erebus, led by Sir John Franklin, attempted to sail through ...Read Review