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By Conor Brady -
Published 2016Published 2017
Dublin detective Joe Swallow returns in a third volume, this time to solve a series of murderous attacks on young women, attacks that ...Read Review
By Patricia O’Reilly -
Drawing on facts but not constrained by them, The Interview imagines the meeting one Parisian afternoon in 1972 of the famed and aged Irish ...Read Review
By John MacKenna -
Published (c1994)Published 2014
This is a new edition of a book that was published in 1994. It recounts the life of John Clare, poet and naturalist, and ...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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