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By Porter Shreve -
Two narratives alternate in this fictional experiment. The first is set in Chicago beginning in 2008. In order to pay off debt accumulated getting ...Read Review
By Maurice Druon -
George R. R. Martin wrote an enthusiastic introduction to this novel, acknowledging that it was a source for A Game of Thrones. This ...Read Review
By Norman Lock -
Huckleberry Finn floats down the Mississippi without aging until the early 21st century, when he encounters Hurricane Katrina. Arrested for his inadvertent involvement ...Read Review
By Jeff Shaara -
Published 2014Published 2014-06-19
Jeff Shaara wrote his first two Civil War books as a continuation of his late father Michael’s inspired Gettysburg novel, The Killer ...Read Review
By Anna Kushner (trans.) - By Leonardo Padura -
Three men who loved dogs play major roles in this novel about the assassination of Leon Trotsky. A Cuban veterinary magazine editor meets ...Read Review
By Antonio Muñoz Molina - By Edith Grossman (trans.) -
We meet Ignacio Abel, a prominent Spanish architect, at Penn Station in 1936 as he flees from Madrid, where he was in danger from ...Read Review
By William Shaw -
Although primarily a police procedural, this novel, set in 1968, successfully portrays a rapidly changing British culture. A young woman’s body is found ...Read Review
By Diane Lefer -
We first meet Daniela Meso in 1764 as a 17-year-old prodigy, proficient in mathematics and fluent in Greek and Hebrew, among other languages. She ...Read Review
By Nathaniel Popkin -
Multiple narrators combine to paint a picture of the Philadelphia art world around 1820, beginning with some young men who come to the city ...Read Review
By Max Allan Collins -
This is the third and presumably final entry in a trilogy on the JFK assassination which began with Bye Bye, Baby, about the ...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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