Search Results: "Clare Clark"


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AFTER CLARE by Marjorie Eccles
Released: Nov. 1, 2012

"Eccles (The Cuckoo's Child, 2011, etc.) swivels deftly between past and present, mystery and romance in her latest historical hybrid."
A garden renovation project turns into a murder investigation. Read full book review >

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KENNETH CLARK by James Stourton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"A sparkling, thoroughly entertaining portrait of a brilliant popularizer who brought art to the masses."
The man who wanted to civilize us all. Read full book review >

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THE NATURE OF MONSTERS by Clare Clark
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2007

"Clark has talent and energy to burn. But she's burning both up in wasteful displays of gratuitous pyrotechnics."
A seduced and abandoned maiden's tribulations in early 18th-century London are recounted with almost frightening gusto in the British author's successor to her debut historical novel, The Great Stink (2005). Read full book review >

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THE GREAT STINK by Clare Clark
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"Significantly flawed, but very much worth reading."
Excrement happens in this impressively researched first novel, which earned its London author an Orange Fiction Prize nomination. Read full book review >

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WE THAT ARE LEFT by Clare Clark
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"Vivid, layered, and provocative period drama about the trade-offs of backing tradition versus letting go."
Twice longlisted for the Orange Prize for stories set in distant eras, Clark (The Great Stink, 2005; Savage Lands, 2010, etc.) takes on the dicey task of revitalizing Edwardian aristocrats grappling with the heir loss and social change ushered in by World War I. Read full book review >

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BEAUTIFUL LIES by Clare Clark
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"Long, intricate and very well-realized: a page turner for the smart set."
A well-rendered novel of extraordinary lives in Victorian London. Read full book review >

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CLARE BEATON'S GARDEN RHYMES by Clare Beaton
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 30, 2014

"The small size and detail-oriented pictures suit this sweet fabric bonbon to one-on-one sharing. (Board book. 1-4)"
This diminutive board book of garden-themed nursery rhymes is illustrated with sewn fabric scenes. Read full book review >

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SAVAGE LANDS by Clare Clark
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 2, 2010

"Although finely textured, this oblique, murkily downbeat tale often loses its thrust in the details."
Poetic, powerfully visualized yet oppressive account of French settlement in Louisiana during the early 18th century. Read full book review >

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LEWIS & CLARK by Nick Bertozzi
FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"Slated to be the first in a series on explorers, this expedition ends with high hopes for subsequent volumes. (selected bibliography) (Graphic historical fiction. 12 & up)"
With masterful command, Bertozzi offers an innovative take on Meriwether Lewis and William Clark's epic journey in this oversized graphic offering. Read full book review >

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CLARK GABLE by David Bret
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Frankly, my dears, it's time to look beyond the love lives of movie stars."
Sex-obsessed biography of the man who was Rhett Butler. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 8, 1997

"A charming if terse summary of the journey; readers wanting a detailed history should look elsewhere. (First printing of 100,000; Literary Guild main selection)"
Duncan's second book on the Lewis and Clark expedition (Out West, 1987) is the companion volume to the newest documentary by Burns, scheduled to air on public television stations in early November. Read full book review >