Books by Barry Targan

THE ARK OF THE MARINDOR by Barry Targan
Released: May 15, 1998

"More successful as character study than as drama, and an unusual step sideways in its accomplished author's unusual career."
A hit-and-miss thriller—and complete change of pace—from the author of such highly praised story collections as Harry Belten and the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto (1975, not reviewed) and Kingdoms (1980). Read full book review >
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1991

Targan's second novel (after Kingdoms, 1980)—about the freshman year of a boy-genius faced with exploitation—takes aim at easy targets in prose that is sometimes flat, while the aim is true and, at its best, zany. Read full book review >