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By Amy Stewart -
Epistolary novels, perfected in an earlier century, can be daunting. Readers must try to piece together events from the pens of various characters ...Read Review
By Lisa Reinhardt (trans.) - By Oliver Pötzsch -
Oliver Pötzsch weaves a riveting, historical thriller against the backdrop of 1672 Bavaria. Hangman Jakob Kuisl’s family is swept into political intrigue, ...Read Review
By Mark Polizzotti (trans.) - By Patrick Modiano -
Published 2016Published 2016-09-27Published 2017
Years after, the black notebook he kept of his life in 1960s Paris helps a writer put sinister, even violent, events of the ...Read Review
By Andrew O’Hagan -
Published 2001Published 2001-01-01
This beautiful story set in post WWII Scotland is about the “coming of age” of Jamie, a young boy growing up with an ...Read Review
By Milena McGraw -
Published 1998Published 1999
I was intrigued by this novel. Written by a Czech-born American woman, it’s set in England and tells the story of Wayne ...Read Review
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