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By Meir Shalev - By Stuart Schoffman (trans.) -
In 1930, before the founding of the state of Israel, Ze’ev Tavori settles in a new cooperative agricultural moshav. His parents send him ...Read Review
By Aharon Appelfeld - By Jeffrey M. Green (trans.) -
Blanca Guttman is a promising high school student when she is assigned to tutor Adolf Hammer, a Christian from a working-class family. Attracted ...Read Review
By Meir Shalev (trans. Evan Fallenberg) -
It is always a pleasure to read a good translation of well-regarded book by one of another country’s premier writers. Meir Shalev ...Read Review
By Aharon Appelfeld -
Czernowitz, Ukraine, is the setting for Katerina. After spending forty tumultuous years away from her childhood home, Katerina, an elderly peasant woman, returns ...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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