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Trinity

By Louisa Hall - Published 2018

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Biographical FictionLiterary

Trinity portrays J. Robert Oppenheimer, the man credited with being the Father of the Atomic Bomb, from the viewpoints of seven fictional characters. ...Read Review

The Martian Girl

By Andrew Martin - Published 2018

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Jean Beckett is researching the life of the late 19th-century London musical hall artiste Kate French. She plans to put on a stage ...Read Review

The Verdun Affair

By Nick Dybek - Published 2018

Genres:

Literary

This novel switches back and forth between California in 1950 and France and Italy as they recover from war in 1921. The title refers to ...Read Review

Never Anyone But You

By Rupert Thomson - Published 2018

Genres:

Literary

Suzanne Malherbe is a shy teenager in pre-WWI France. She’s a talented illustrator who doesn’t fully blossom until she meets the ...Read Review

Soot

By Andrew Martin - Published 2017

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

A cold and snowy winter in York at the end of the 18th century. Fletcher Rigge is a young man incarcerated in the ...Read Review

Manhattan Beach

By Jennifer Egan - Published 2017

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The latest book by Pulitzer Prize-winner Jennifer Egan is quite a change from A Visit from the Goon Squad. In Manhattan Beach, the ...Read Review

Jack the Ripper: Case Closed

By Gyles Brandreth - Published 2017

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Mystery/Crime

This is the seventh in Brandreth’s popular series featuring Arthur Conan Doyle and Oscar Wilde. Having met in 1889, these rather different personalities ...Read Review

The Maid’s Courage

By Rosie Goodwin - Published 2017

Genres:

Saga

Ginny Thursday loses her mother and three siblings when a ferocious ‘flu epidemic sweeps through Nuneaton in the English Midlands in 1860. Her father, ...Read Review

The Revolutions

By Frank Gilman - Published 2015

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Fantasy

Arthur Shaw, an impecunious writer, meets and subsequently falls in love with Josephine Bradman during London’s (fictional) Great Storm of 1893. While attending ...Read Review

The Tongues of Men or Angels

By Jonathan Trigell - Published 2015

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Literary

In this story of Jesus and the rise of Christianity, miracles have down-to-earth explanations and the realities of Roman-occupied Judaea are shown in ...Read Review