“A Play for the End of the World deserves credit for finding common humanity among three very different cultures, while telling a compelling story.”
“a shattering portrayal of utter loneliness, guilt, and despair.”
Writing good historical fiction is a particular challenge. Not only must an author craft a good story, they have to get the history correct, especially the mood and setting for the plot.
“Heather Morris reminds us about the human side of the Holocaust and helps us remember with her fine storytelling.”
“Perry is a master of the British historical novel, this time leaving the Victorian era behind and delving into a new but volatile century.”
Fate gave Roxanne Veletzos a rare opportunity, and she seized it: a chance to rewrite history.
Deviation is an amazing, courageous book by an amazing, courageous woman. It is not, however, the eye-opening book a reader might expect.
“Péter Nadás may infuriate readers accustomed to a Tolstoyan resolution of a series of interrelated stories and characters and times and settings.
“Umberto Eco is one of just a handful of writers that can be trusted to take me by the hand and lead me into a world that, on first glimpse, I don’t want to venture into.