Oneworld Publications

How We Disappeared

By Jing-Jing Lee - Published 2019

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Straddling two timelines and told from the perspective of two narrators, How We Disappeared is an evocative glimpse into Japanese-occupied Singapore during World ...Read Review

Solovyov and Larionov

By Eugene Vodolazkin - Published 2019

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Literary

Russian novels are hefty and generally involve a sweeping panorama of people and events. Solovyov and Larionov is cast in that same mode, ...Read Review

In the Shadow of Wolves

By Alvydas Šlepikas - Published 2019

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Literary

Eastern Prussia in the bitter winter of 1946. The Soviet Army is in occupation, keen to take their revenge upon the German people. Eva, ...Read Review

Zuleikha

By Guzel Yakhina - Published 2019

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Literary

Soviet Russia in 1930. The gradual accession of Stalin to power in the 1920s eventually ended the liberalization of society and the economy, leading ...Read Review

A Field Guide to the English Clergy: A Compendium of Diverse Eccentrics, Pirates, Prelates and Adventurers; All Anglican, Some Even Practising

By The Revd Fergus Butler-Gallie - Published 2018

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Nonfiction

This is a brief but utterly delightful and funny series of mini-biographies of English clergymen who exhibited a bewildering range of eccentric behaviour ...Read Review

Patriot or Traitor: The Life and Death of Sir Walter Ralegh

By Anna Beer - Published 2018

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Nonfiction

It’s said that good non-fiction should be as gripping as a tense murder-mystery. With this fascinating biography, Anna Beer has indeed met ...Read Review

The Syndicate

By Guy Bolton - Published 2018Published 2019

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Mystery/Crime

This is a sequel to the author’s 2017 novel The Pictures, reviewed in HNR issue 80. It is the United States in the summer ...Read Review

The Hidden

By Mary Chamberlain - Published 2019

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Jersey under German occupation in the Second World War. Dora Simon is a German-Jewish refugee in her mid-20s, working as a midwife ...Read Review

Lala

By Antonia Lloyd-Jones (trans.) - By Jacek Dehnel - Published 2018

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Literary

Born in 1919 in southern Poland to an accomplished family, Helena “Lala” Bieniecka lived nearly 90 eventful years, and her ancestral lore goes back even ...Read Review

Patriot or Traitor: The Life and Death of Sir Walter Ralegh

By Anna Beer - Published 2018

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Nonfiction

The man Beer describes as “a true Renaissance man” had a tenuous place in society—birth date unknown—as the fifth son of ...Read Review