Books by Gillian Bradshaw

THE SOMERS TREATMENT by Gillian Bradshaw
Released: May 1, 2003

Madhab Limbu had the bad luck to be born deaf in a Nepalese village far from the kind of medical care that could have given him hearing as an infant, but the good luck to meet Dr. Janet Morley when he was 12. Read full book review >

THE WOLF HUNT by Gillian Bradshaw
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

The latest historical from Cambridge classicist Bradshaw (The Wrong Reflection, 2000, etc.) takes us into the courts of medieval France during the time of the Crusades. Read full book review >

CLEOPATRA’S HEIR by Gillian Bradshaw
Released: June 1, 2001

"Moves well, with a steady flow of detail, but for artistic immediacy falls below such pop classics as Mika Waltari's The Egyptian (1949)—not to mention Wild Bill Shakespeare's purple play."
Historical set in Egypt after the defeat of Marcus Antonius, without the supernatural trappings of Bradshaw's Wolf Hunt (2001, etc.) and with epilepsy now replacing lycanthropy. Read full book review >
THE WRONG REFLECTION by Gillian Bradshaw
Released: Nov. 1, 2000

"Versatile Bradshaw (The Sand-Reckoner, p. 204, etc.) turns from historical fiction to ring the changes on star-crossed lovers who, in this case, are fresh, consistently interesting, and head a cast much more empathic than usual for the thriller genre."
Plucky young heroine, otherworldly hero, grasping industrialist—such is the cast in this offbeat, entertaining British thriller. Read full book review >
THE SAND-RECKONER by Gillian Bradshaw
Released: April 6, 2000

The Sand-Reckoner ($23.95; Apr. 6; 352 pp.; 0-312-87340-9): More historical fiction from Bradshaw (Island of Ghosts,

1998, etc.), who this time out takes us to ancient Greece. Read full book review >

ISLAND OF GHOSTS by Gillian Bradshaw
Released: Aug. 17, 1998

The dependable Bradshaw offers yet another historical fiction set in the ancient world (Horses of Heaven, 1991, etc.). Read full book review >

BEYOND THE NORTH WIND by Gillian Bradshaw
Released: April 15, 1993

In return for freeing the cruel, one-eyed Arimaspians from the curse of brutality, giving them back their eyes and tears and, in the process, saving the peaceful griffins from them, Apollo gives Aristeas magic and music but also dooms him to wander the world. Read full book review >

THE LAND OF GOLD by Gillian Bradshaw
Released: Oct. 23, 1992

In a sequel to The Dragon and the Thief (1991), the benign and articulate dragon Hathor and her klutzy but quick-witted Egyptian friend Prahotep join forces with an indomitable Nubian princess. Read full book review >

THE DRAGON AND THE THIEF by Gillian Bradshaw
Released: Sept. 16, 1991

In a fantasy-adventure set in ancient Egypt, young Prahotep finds himself allied with Hathor, last of the dragons. Born backwards and unlucky, Prahotep has failed in every endeavor from the family trade (fishing) to mining stone with a gang of mistreated convicts. Read full book review >