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andrew-blackman's picture
Nov.22.2008
The novel is a clash of American mythology with contemporary British reality. Jack Maertens and Neil Blake are tired of life on London's Holloway Road and set out north in search of meaning and freedom. Along the way they listen to a scratchy old cassette recording of Jack Kerouac's Beat classic On...
jacqueline-winspear's picture
Mar.05.2008
In her fifth outing, Maisie Dobbs, the extraordinary Psychologist and Investigator, delves into a strange series of crimes in a small rural community With the country in the grip of economic malaise, and worried about her business, Maisie Dobbs is relieved to accept an apparently straightforward...
michele-zackheim's picture
Jan.18.2008
Sophie Marks' path to artistic and personal fulfillment takes her from World War II England to postwar Paris and the Italian countryside. She leaves Europe in 1967 and spends the next two decades in the American Southwest. Acclaimed at last as an artist, she returns to England to confront the...
deborah-grabien's picture
Jan.04.2008
Penny inherits the Bellefield, a haunted theatre in one of London's oldest districts. Before she or anyone can be safe within its walls, she must find the truth behind the death of the tormented Frenchwoman who died screaming when another structure stood where the Bellefield stands today.
t-coraghessan-boyle's picture
Dec.17.2007
T.Coraghessan Boyle’s first novel, Water Music is a funny, bawdy, extremely entertaining tale of imaginative and stylistic fancy that announced to the world Boyle’s tremendous gifts as a storyteller. Set in the late eighteenth century, Water Music follows the wild adventures of Ned Rise, thief and...