“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.”
“Interesting, intriguing, and informative, Fools and Mortals is highly recommended.”
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.”
War is hell. War is also peace. Hate is hate, but hate is also love.
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.
“A man who fights with confidence wins!” saith Uhtred to his grandchildren. So it is in this his latest adventure. If you have been reading this series, the latest tale will not disappoint.
Arsénie Negovan doesn't get out much. For the past 20-odd years, he's maintained a series of properties in Belgrade, Yugoslavia.
Wonderment, carelessness, and suspense.
Sophia by Michael Bible is a beautiful contemporary novella that reads like a series of sequential prose poetry vignettes interspersed with visions of saints, real and fake, by the scoundr
“Mr. Jurjevics draws the reader into the narrative, as if he is experiencing the mission alongside Rider as he huffs through the jungle in wet boots, bugs feasting on his flesh. . . .
“. . . it is clearly Ms. Benedict’s intention to turn stereotypes upside down, make readers squirm, and yet still keep them reading. Ms.
Primarily a World War One story, but also a coming-of-age novel and a tale about fathers and sons and brothers, Andrew Krivak’s well-researched and well-told tale, The Sojourn, is a valuab