Search Results: "Daniel Kalla"


BOOK REVIEW

DANIEL by Henning Mankell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"An ambitious, flawed but compelling addition to the Mankell canon."
A haunting novel by the Swedish mystery master, one that proceeds from the indelible to the inscrutable. Read full book review >

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BLOOD LIES by Daniel Kalla
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 12, 2007

"Solid details flesh out a nicely complicated plot."
When an ER doctor's former fiancée is murdered, the blood evidence implicates either him or his long-missing, drug-addict identical twin. Read full book review >

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OF FLESH AND BLOOD by Daniel Kalla
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2010

"More medical epic than medical thriller."
A pediatric oncologist and his wife, a cutting-edge researcher, battle disease at a renowned hospital with a complicated past and contend with their own ailing relationship. Read full book review >

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RISING SUN, FALLING SHADOW by Daniel Kalla
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"Drama-filled historical fiction, with a denouement promising another installment."
Kalla (The Far Side of the Sky, 2012, etc.) continues the saga of Dr. Franz Adler and Soon Yi Mah, who are trapped in World War II Shanghai. Read full book review >

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RAGE THERAPY by Daniel Kalla
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 3, 2006

"A clever twist on an otherwise familiar tale."
A psychiatrist and homicide profiler learns more about his mentor than he ever wanted to know. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 3, 1992

"An intriguing study of a central figure in the American imagination. (Eight pages of b&w photographs—not seen.)"
Daniel Boone's name has been synonymous with the American frontier ever since a highly colored narrative of his exploits appeared in John Filson's Kentucke (1784)—when Boone was still alive. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2000

"And perhaps they won't, as an intriguing Epilogue and coy Author's Note slyly suggest. Long may the Moosepath League flourish."
Reid's expert appropriation of the benign world of Charles Dickens continues in this third volume of his richly entertaining saga (Cordelia Underwood, 1998; Mollie Peer, 1997). Read full book review >

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DANIEL WEBSTER by Robert V. Remini
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 6, 1997

"Though Remini's obvious admiration for Webster may sometimes cloud his view, a more complete and engrossing biography could not be produced. (photos, not seen)"
This massive biography leaves no stone unturned in portraying a familiar but little-studied antebellum figure, considered the young country's best orator. Read full book review >

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DANIEL MARTIN by John Fowles
Released: Sept. 12, 1977

"The surprise is that he has chosen to burden his realest, smallest story with the unlikely job of explaining—and finding hope in—Twentieth-Century Life."
A writer and his women ("his past futures, his future pasts")—and an attempt to discover "what had gone wrong not only with Daniel Martin, but his generation, age, century. . . ." Read full book review >

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UKALIQ AND KALLA GO FISHING by Nadia Mike
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2017

"Ultimately more about highlighting the culture of Nunavut than learning any life lessons, but it's still a cute story suitable for sharing. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Inuit author Mike (Leah's Mustache Party, 2016) channels her northern roots in this lighthearted parable of mismatched friendship. Read full book review >