By jerome o'connell
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Fable and mind's eye are faced with historic precision in Brendan Connell's latest choice of brief fiction, bringing jointly a couple of tales formerly released in journals and anthologies in addition to by no means earlier than released fabric that comes with the novella 'The lifetime of Polycrates', describing the increase to strength of the traditional Greek ruler, his eccentric deeds and the glorious personalities round him.
In The Firedrake, an Irish mercenary knight within the 11th century, in a relentless own conflict with the remainder of the area, joins William of Normandy for the invasion of britain. There at Hastings he has to select from strength and wealth, and his own demons of satisfaction and honor. The New York Times called Cecelia Holland “a literary phenomenon” in its evaluate of this ebook, spotting a stellar artistic success via a tender author in her first released paintings.
For Bluma Goldberg, the teenaged daughter of a Jewish bootlegger, Prohibition-era Chicago is the furthest position you can still get from legislation and temperance. Her first steps into womanhood are made the entire extra doubtful via the hazards of her father’s shadowy global. many years later, her loving son, Joey Krueger — a guy coming off his personal percentage of emotional turmoil — continues to be mystified by way of the individual he’s recognized all his existence.
Al zolang ze zich kan herinneren lijdt Fay Knox aan vreemde flashbacks, die worden veroorzaakt door heel verschillende dingen: een Frans chanson, de kerkklokken van de Notre Dame. Volgens haar moeder is Fay nog nooit buiten Engeland geweest, laat staan in Frankrijk, maar waarom komt Parijs haar dan zo angstaanjagend bekend voor?
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