Search Results: "Andre Maurois"


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CLIMATES by Andre Maurois
Released: Dec. 4, 2012

"Stripped of its period shading, this is a sad and timeless tale of women on pedestals and the pain of loving not wisely, but too well."
In a new translation of the 20th-century French classic, wealthy Philippe Marcenat makes two attempts to find the perfect partner and fails both times. 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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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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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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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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BROKEN VESSELS by Andre Dubus
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: July 15, 1991

"A beautifully written, moving, and altogether wonderful book."
In his first volume of nonfiction, short-story writer Dubus (The Last Worthless Thing, 1986, etc.) reveals the passions, struggles, and strengths underlying his art, life, and arduous recovery from personal tragedy. Read full book review >

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THE BEAST MASTER by Andre Norton
Released: Aug. 19, 1959

"Written by the author of Star Gate and Star Guard, this fantasy is made convincing by the author's boldness of imagination and by his ability to yield totally to the atmosphere which he creates."
Once more projecting his reader into the future, Andre Norton tells the story of Hosteen Storm, a Navajo, and his strange compulsion to avenge his father's alleged death. Read full book review >

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WIZARDS' WORLDS by Andre Norton
Released: Nov. 24, 1989

Thirteen substantial tales, 1953-85, from short to novella length, showing Norton's complete range from sword and sorcery to science fiction. Read full book review >

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THE JARGOON PARD by Andre Norton
Released: Sept. 10, 1974

"Perhaps."
If "jargoon pard" sounds like either an obscure spoonerism or an anagram, put yourself in a properly somber fantasy.receptive frame of mind and be advised that a jargoon is a semiprecious stone and a jargoon pard is thus a (leo)pard skin belt of magical werepeople properties with the power to turn young Kethan into a snarling pard beast. Read full book review >