Gerald T. Burke

Underground

By June Hutton - Published 2009

Genres:

LiterarySaga

This novel opens with the protagonist, Albert Fraser, a 16-year-old Canadian volunteer, at the front during the battle of the Somme in 1916. He ...Read Review

Our Lady of the Night

By Ernesto Mestre-Reed (trans.) - By Mayra Santos-Febres - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

This novel is set in Puerto Rico during the first half of the 20th century. It opens with the protagonist, Isabel Luberza, presiding ...Read Review

Enduring

By Donald Harington - Published 2009

Genres:

LiterarySaga

The novel encompasses the breadth of the 20th century as it follows the life of Latha Bourne, a resident of Stay More, a ...Read Review

People of the Thunder

By Kathleen O'Neal Gear - By W. Michael Gear - Published 2009

Genres:

Adventure

It’s about 1300 CE in what today is Mississippi and Alabama. The dominant Sky Hand people have quickly risen to power under the ...Read Review

The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: A Shocking Murder and the Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective

By Kate Summerscale - Published 2008

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeNonfiction

In 1860 in England, a middle-class family’s three-year-old son disappears. After a brief search, he is found dead in an outdoor privy with ...Read Review

Peace

By Richard Bausch - Published 2008

Genres:

MilitarySaga

It is the brutal winter of 1944 in Italy near the city of Cassino. The Italian government has collapsed, and the Germans are retreating ...Read Review

Alamut

By Michael Biggins (trans.) - By Vladimir Bartol - Published 2007

Genres:

Adventure

Bartol’s novel is set in 11th century Persia. The title is the name of the castle over which the self-proclaimed prophet Hasan ...Read Review

Exiles

By Ron Hansen - Published 2008

Genres:

Biographical FictionInspirational

Exiles tells the story of a relationship between five nuns exiled from Germany and the English poet, Gerard Manley Hopkins, who wrote one ...Read Review

The Maytrees

By Annie Dillard - Published 2007

Genres:

Literary

  The novel opens in Provincetown, Massachusetts, just after the Second World War. Toby Maytree, a thirty-year-old poet and part-time house-mover, meets Lou ...Read Review

Under Enemy Colors

By Sean Thomas Russell - Published 2007Published 2008

Genres:

AdventureNautical

It is 1793, and the French revolutionary wars are just getting underway. France and England battle for control of the seas. Embroiled in this ...Read Review

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