With a title implying vastness, and a subtitle specifying three subjects broad enough for each to fill its own book, readers can expect an epic novel with them all melded together.
“quick glimpses into different lives”
The narrator of Yiyun Li’s newest book is Agnes, but she insists the story she tells isn’t really about her, but about her best friend Fabienne:
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“Bing West has written a novel that really captures the complexities of the Afghan War in a highly engrossing page-turner.”
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“GI Confidential is one of Limón’s best to date in a series that never fails to entertain.”
“Rafala seems to love language as much as his characters love their farms and their patron saint. That’s a powerful combination, and it fuels a compelling novel.”
“Khemlin has created an unforgettable character and opened a window onto a world more people should know about.”
“A treasure . . . using both a close personal focus and a broader historical scope, Grossman has written a war epic that rightly deserves to be a classic.”
“Maden has definitely made this character and his supporting cast his own in this excellent third trip through the Tom Clancy universe.”
“Death Is Hard Work is a short book, but one learns more detail of the life of war than from a hundred newspaper and TV reports.
“The Cassandra, with its multiple parallels to the original story, might be the truest twist on the Cassandra myth ever attempted—and certainly the most relevant t
War of the Wolf is the latest novel in the Saxon Tales series by renowned author Bernard Cornwell.
“The Silence of the Girls is magnificent. It is a novel that lays open all the human experiences that the Iliad buries.”
“An outstanding novel that is riveting and unforgettable, gut-wrenching and evocative.”
“Ondaatje has spun a dazzling tale that lingers long after the book is closed.”
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Interesting, Intriguing, Informative
“Fans of historical fiction or tales of women defying the odds will be immediately drawn in to Runyan’s crisp, effortless prose.”
“An excellent read from a remarkable storyteller.”
“an amazing historical novel, revealing the horrors of WWI through the letters exchanged by Tom and Evie.”
“an exhilarating, haunting, and memorable read.”
It must be said up front that Jessica Shattuck is a genius at character development and narrative description.
In Melanie Wallace’s third novel, her first in hardback by a major publisher, Olive Kitteridge meets Dorothy Allison’s Bastard Out of Carolina, both interpreted by Alice Munro.