Search Results: "Andre Juillard"


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AFTER THE RAIN by Andre Juillard
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: March 1, 1999

"Only the final, wordy denouement detracts from this otherwise taut and sophisticated tale."
French comics artist Juillard, best known for his graphic novel, The Blue Notebook, here picks up a few characters from that work, and spins off a full-color narrative that's best when he relies strictly on wordless frames. Read full book review >

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DANCING AFTER HOURS by Andre Dubus
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 22, 1996

"And so, in Dubus's capable hands, it is."
From Dubus (Selected Stories, 1988), fourteen new pieces that show this stalwart author, more often than not, at his great- hearted best. Read full book review >

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A GOOD BOY by Anthony Andre
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 2, 2016

"Sometimes profound and artful, this tale of spiritual redemption delivers too many narrative detours."
A minister tries to heal a spiritually depleted church and himself in this debut novel. Read full book review >

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RIDE PROUD, REBEL! by Andre Norton
Released: April 28, 1961

"A moving and suspenseful tale which carries a conviction of reality."
Andre Norton- in a new role- weaves a substantial and dramatic narrative with the Civil War as its focus. Read full book review >

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GALACTIC DERELICT by Andre Norton
Released: Oct. 19, 1959

"There's a hint of racial antagonism- a chip on the shoulder attitude- at the start, for Travis is an Apache but it has a negligible part in the story, though Travis' background and training stand him in good stead."
Andre Norton has no peer in his chosen field of science fiction for teen agers. Read full book review >

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ROGUE REYNARD by Andre Norton
Released: June 3, 1947

"On the basis of galley proofs alone, the market would seen very limited."
The subtitle gives the one:- "Being a tale of the fortunes and misfortunes and divers misdeeds of that great Villain, Baren Reynard, the Fax, and how he was served with King justice. Read full book review >

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GOLDEN TRILLIUM by Andre Norton
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 15, 1993

"A satisfying installment, independently intelligible, with at least one more (from Bradley) still to come."
Third in the fantasy series following Black Trillium (1990, coauthored by Marion Zimmer Bradley, Julian May, and Norton) and Blood Trillium (1992, by May solo). Read full book review >

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REBEL SPURS by Andre Norton
Released: Sept. 24, 1962

"In traditional Andre Norton fashion, the prose and dialogue are well-done and the plot is carefully and cleverly constructed."
After fighting for the Confederate army in the Civil War, Drew Rennic goes to Arizona in search of his father. Read full book review >

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WRAITHS OF TIME by Andre Norton
Released: Aug. 18, 1976

"Save this for those time-space pockets in which the Norton name itself is a powerful fetish."
Ashake, a Nubian princess of the blood, knows that she had a prior existence as black archaeologist Tallahassee Mitford before being pulled bodily through a time warp and into the ancient kingdom of Meroe as it is—or was—in some other continuum. Read full book review >

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FALSE PAPERS by Andre Aciman
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"Aciman's elegant pieces recall the leisurely, reflective essays of Walter Benjamin and Michel Butor, like them evoking a world that has disappeared."
Essays on exile, dislocation, and nostalgia by a noted traveler and memoirist. Read full book review >

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EIGHT WHITE NIGHTS by Andre Aciman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 9, 2010

"A mature (though not in the R-rated sense) view of adult love—smart, carefully written and always fluent."
Luxurious, emotionally charged story of a love gone wrong—in about a week's time. Read full book review >