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The year is 1777. The setting is the infamous camp of Valley Forge. The boy is Curzon, a slave and veteran soldier of the Continental Army.

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If a sign of a well-crafted historical novel is when you rise up from the pages, startled by a sound, to discover it’s not the clatter of horses’ hooves that interrupted you—but rather the irritati

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Lauren Belfer has produced a grand, glorious, and occasionally disappointing tale of medicine, war, love, and other things in this 527-page historical novel.

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The Transformation of Bartholomew Fortuno is an adult historical fiction novel that challenges our definitions of what is normal and what we think is true about ourselves.

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Already short-listed for the 2010 Man Booker Prize, Tom McCarthy’s new novel C is rightly deserving of the highest accolades, both on and off the literary podium.

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Royal families hold the title of being the precursor of reality entertainment. These infamous courts provide more melodrama and intrigue than chivalry and decorum.

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 Maile Chapman shows her immense talent and potential in this mesmerizing, hallucinatory foray into the psyche of patients and staff at Suvanto, a remote hospital in Finland.

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A manic desire. A refusal to let things go. An unwavering belief in one’s importance. Meet Philippa Gregory’s The Red Queen.

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In his newest novel, Crimes of the Father, Booker Prize-winner Thomas Keneally succeeds in the seemingly impossible task of burrowing deeply into the mindset of a pedophilic Catholic pries

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