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A Woman Named Solitude

By Andre Schwarz-Bart - Published 2001(c 1972)

Genres:

Military

The slave trade in Guadeloupe provides the grim historical context for this brief but powerful novel.  The opening chapters describe an indigenous African ...Read Review

Scrolls Of Testimony

By Abba Kovner - Published 2001

Genres:

Literary

This book intends to remind the reader of the Talmudic scrolls, with a main text down the middle of the page and notes ...Read Review

The Pagan King

By Edison Marshall - Published 1959Published 2001

Genres:

Fantasy

This well-designed paperback reprints a 1959 novel based on Welsh versions of the Arthurian legends. Arthur struggles against his wicked but sportsmanlike half-brother Modred ...Read Review

After the War

By Alice Adams - Published 2000

Genres:

MilitaryRomance

After the War takes place during and after World War II in a college town in North Carolina. The novel follows the characters ...Read Review

Cutter’s Island: Caesar In Captivity

By Vincent Panella - Published 2000

Genres:

AdventureBiographical Fiction

This short novel retells a story found in Plutarch. Young Julius Caesar was captured by pirates who planned to ransom him for 20 talents; ...Read Review

Grant

By Max Byrd - Published 2000

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Grant joins Ev Ehrlich’s Grant Speaks and Richard Parry’s That Fateful Lightning (see Review 13) as novels concerning the life and especially ...Read Review

Yellow Jack: A Novel

By Josh Russell - Published 1999

Genres:

Literary

Early in Yellow Jack, the principal character’s father falls victim to a biting-robbery-murder during an outdoor encounter with a Parisian prostitute. A ...Read Review

Gone for Soldiers

By Jeff Shaara - Published 2000

Genres:

Biographical FictionMilitary

Gone for Soldiers does not echo Peter, Paul and Mary’s pacifism in the song which provides the title. Rather, it portrays General ...Read Review

Memoirs of Pontius Pilate

By James Mills - Published 2000

Genres:

Inspirational

Mills mixes the Roman historical genre with the early Christian form. The blurb stated that Mills started with what he with no false ...Read Review