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By Michela Murgia - By Silvester Mazzarella (trans.) -
Published 2011Published 2012
This is Sardinian Michela Murgia’s first novel and comes garlanded with prizes from Italy, where it was first published in 2009. It is ...Read Review
By Scott Phillips -
The term “anti-hero” fits Wayne Ogden to a T, although it’s not a term you would think to apply to a World ...Read Review
By Susan Sherman -
Only the courage and endurance of the Jews of Russia match the suffering of the Jews of Russia. Susan Sherman’s ambitious first ...Read Review
By Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn - By Kenneth Lanz (trans.) - By Stephan Solzhenitsyn (trans.) -
As one who can truthfully say she enjoyed (if that’s the right word) Nobel Prize-winner Solzhenitsyn’s soul shattering Cancer Ward and ...Read Review
By Ian Breckon -
Published 2010Published 2011
The winter of 1944 closes in on Northern Italy, and an officer fighting with the partisans is accused of betraying the group. He’s ...Read Review
By Thaisa Frank -
Toward the end of World War II, a secret operation in Germany called Operation Mail flourishes in an abandoned mine shaft called the ...Read Review
By Skip Horack -
Kau is a pygmy, sold into slavery after a vengeful attack upon his village by the neighboring Kesa tribe. The Eden Hunter begins ...Read Review
By Michael Sledge -
American poet Elizabeth Bishop spent much of her life running from her demons. In 1951, while recovering from a particularly bad bout with alcohol, ...Read Review
By Eliot Pattison -
In the second installment of his colonial mystery series, Edgar Award winner Pattison provides an absorbing tale firmly and effectively grounded in the ...Read Review
By Cornelia Nixon -
In 1869, Martha Cairnes walks up to the porch of a hotel in Jarrettsville, Maryland, where a group of ex-Union soldiers are celebrating the ...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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