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By Anna Moschovakis (trans.) - By David Diop -
Alfa, a Senegalese soldier, delivers a harrowing confession from the Western Front of WWI France. (Senegal, then a French colony, contributed thousands of ...Read Review
By Matteo Righetto -
Published 2018Published 2019
Soul of the Border is set in the late 19th century in the remote village of Nevada, Italy, near the Austrian border. Augusto ...Read Review
By Antal Szerb (trans. Len Rix) -
Published originally in 1942 in Hungarian, The Queen’s Necklace is a nonfiction work by an author known primarily to English speakers for his ...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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