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hapenny

Ha’penny by

Small Change : book 2 In 1949, eight years after the “Peace with Honor” was negotiated between Great Britain and Nazi Germany …

the-long-ships

The Long Ships by

rec’d by Wobuffat (Metafilter) based on Michael Chabon’s review Acclaimed as one of the best historical novels ever written, this engaging saga …

the witch

The Witch dir. by

IMDB description : New England, 1630: William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life, homesteading on the edge of an impassible wilderness, …

spartacus

Spartacus dir. by

Watch the story of history’s greatest gladiator unfold with graphic violence and the passions of the women that love them. This is …

philosopher kings

The Philosopher Kings by

Thessaly ; book 2 From acclaimed, award-winning author Jo Walton: Philosopher Kings, a tale of gods and humans, and the surprising things …

the south

The South by

ISBN: 0330323334 In 1950, Katherine Proctor leaves Ireland and her family for Barcelona, determined to become a painter. There she meets Miguel, …

epitaph

Epitaph by

Mary Doria Russell, the bestselling, award-winning author of The Sparrow, returns with Epitaph. An American Iliad, this richly detailed and meticulously researched …

fifth heart

The fifth heart by

In 1893 Henry James encounters Sherlock Holmes in Paris. But Holmes is reported to be dead, killed in a battle with Moriarty, …

doc

Doc by

Doc Holliday and Wyatt Earp are names that are linked together with gunfights and dust and the US West. In Doc Russell …

Hild by Nicola Griffith

Hild by

Book 1 of The Light of the World trilogy. The world is always changing, but Britain in the seventh century was a …

euphoria

Euphoria by

On the verge of suicide anthropologist Andrew Bankson bumps into Nell and Fen. They too are anthropologists, and are just about to …