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By Elizabeth Cook -
This complex novel is written in three main sections. In the first, we read of how the Ark of the Covenant was captured ...Read Review
By Jonathan Carr -
In Carr’s sweeping epic, the city of Chicago, from its humble and swampy beginnings in 1800 to the day the swamp is finally ...Read Review
By Lorenza Garcia (trans.) - By María Dueñas - By Nick Caistor (trans.) -
Published 2017Published 2017-10-03
Mauro Larrea has become a self-made man in 1860s Mexico City by means of courage and brawny determination. Over decades, this native Spaniard ...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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