Search Results: "Antonia Arslan"


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SKYLARK FARM by Antonia Arslan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 24, 2007

"An Armenian Schindler's List."
One family's heartbreaking experience during the 1915 Armenian genocide. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 17, 2006

"An acutely sensitive group portrait of the women who basked in the Sun King's reflected glory."
Altogether at ease with the mores of the ancien régime, Fraser (Marie Antoinette, 2001, etc.) eschews a detailed biography of Louis XIV to focus instead on the women who shaped and were shaped by France's most glorious ruler. Read full book review >

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MARIE ANTOINETTE by Antonia Fraser
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 18, 2001

"Antoinette's story isn't really a tragedy—but Fraser somehow makes it seem like one."
A biography of a queen who never said, as legend has it, "Let them eat cake." Read full book review >

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CROMWELL by Antonia Fraser
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 15, 2001

"Her evocation of this period's religious and political complexity exceeds even that of some scholars: 'a majestic work.'"
The popular biographer, best known for her portraits of British royalty, turns her sympathetic eye to the Puritan rebel Oliver Cromwell, another worthy subject in the Great Lives series from Grove. Read full book review >

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RELATIVITY by Antonia Hayes
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 3, 2016

"A charming and fresh debut placing a family's secrets in the great expanse of the universe."
An Australian family struggles to mend its rifts in time and space. Read full book review >

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"A powerful, thoughtful novel that takes a long view of the Holocaust and the generations it affected."
This novel in the form of a memoir recounts the stories of a Holocaust survivor and her daughter. Read full book review >

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POLITICAL DEATH by Antonia Fraser
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 1996

"A professional return to familiar territory from the reliable Fraser (Jemima Shore at the Sunny Grave, 1992, etc.)."
Thirty years after the Right Honourable Burgo Smyth's name was linked with scandal—his journalist friend Franklyn Faber disappeared in the middle of his trial for passing on government secrets—the Home Secretary is back in the wrong column, as demented Lady Imogen Swain announces their long-ago affair to anyone who'll listen, and offers her old diaries and letters to TV investigator Jemima Shore. Read full book review >

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CHOKING ON MARLON BRANDO by Antonia Quirke
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2007

"Aside from the trying details of Quirke's personal life, her memoir offers fresh, sharp takes on the movies and their stars."
The man in the tight white t-shirt sends a film critic reeling through life. Read full book review >

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SPENT by Antonia Crane
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 18, 2014

"A raw, searing self-portrait."
Revelatory, unapologetic life story of a San Francisco stripper and sex worker. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 7, 2008

"Explosive fuel for the raging debate on oil prices."
"Big Oil has turned our democracy into a farce," claims liberal activist and Institute for Policy Studies fellow Juhasz (The Bush Agenda: Invading the World, One Economy at a Time, 2006) in this timely, blistering critique of the world's most profitable industry. Read full book review >

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MUST YOU GO? by Antonia Fraser
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 2, 2010

"A devoted, respectful tribute."
A moving compilation of diary entries written during the course of an artistically fruitful three-decade partnership. Read full book review >