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Bone Rattler

By Eliot Pattison - Published 2008

Genres:

AdventureMystery/Crime

It’s the mid-18th century, and young Highland Scot Duncan McCallum is on a convict ship bound for the New World. Most ...Read Review

Landsman

By Peter Charles Melman - Published 2007

Genres:

AdventureMilitaryRomance

In 1861, an orphaned Jewish son of an indentured servant joins the Third Louisiana Infantry. Elias Abrams is on the run after participating in ...Read Review

The Truth About Lou: A (Necessary) Fiction

By Angela von der Lippe - Published 2006

Genres:

Literary

In late 19th-century Germany, the passionate Louise “Lou” Salomé, writer, seeker, and friend to Nietzsche, Freud and Prague poet Rilke sought a utopian ...Read Review

Souvenir of Cold Springs

By Kitty Burns Florey - Published 2001

Genres:

Literary

The old saying “The more things change, the more they stay the same” often came to mind while reading this compelling and poignant ...Read Review

Jigsaw

By Sybille Bedford - Published 2001

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

The second volume of Bedford’s fictional memoirs uses present tense flash imagery, a focusing of the craft since The Legacy. The dense ...Read Review

A Legacy

By Sybille Bedford - Published 2001

Genres:

Literary

The intelligent voice utters profound truths while unmasking secrets of the family and by extension, the German psyche. The persecution of cadet Johannes ...Read Review

A Student of Weather

By Elizabeth Hay - Published 2000Published 2001

Genres:

AdventureRomance

Maurice Dove, a botanist and student of weather, journeys from Ottawa to rural Saskatchewan in the mid-1930s to analyze the climate of ...Read Review

Jayber Crow

By Wendell Berry - Published 2000

Genres:

Literary

Wandering into a TV version of this, you might be tempted to switch straight over – that would be a pity. Jayber Crow’s ...Read Review

Deus Lo Volt! Chronicle of the Crusades

By Evan S. Connell - Published 2000

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

We are transported by author Evan S. Connell to the two centuries of human existence – from 1095 to 1289 – more enmired in the blood of ...Read Review

Deus Lo Volt! Chronicle of the Crusades

By Evan S. Connell - Published 2000

Genres:

Literary

We are transported by author Evan S. Connell to the two centuries of human existence – from 1095 to 1289 – more enmired in the blood of ...Read Review