Search Results: "Dennis Danvers"


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TIME AND TIME AGAIN by Dennis Danvers
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"A creaky narrative, a lack of feeling for historical period, and an attachment to the clichÇs of the plantation novel are the most obvious flaws of this never believable novel."
Danvers writes erotic melodramas about people with bizarre secret selves. Read full book review >

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THE WATCH by Dennis Danvers
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"Clearly, subtly, agreeably articulated, Danvers spins a grand yarn, though his message will stick in not a few reactionary craws."
More political science fiction from the author of the splendid The Fourth World (2000), etc. Anchee Mahur, a mysterious individual from the remote future, materializes in Russia in 1921 at the deathbed of Peter Kropotkin. Read full book review >

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CIRCUIT OF HEAVEN by Dennis Danvers
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 1, 1998

"Short circuit: plenty of hiss and crackle, no real substance."
Co-launching with Gregory Benford (see above) Avon's new f/sf Eos imprint, and very agreeably priced: a virtual-reality romance, from the author of Wilderness (1991) and Time and Time Again (1994). Read full book review >

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WILDERNESS by Dennis Danvers
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 1991

"Still, the novel is just bold and piquant enough to give it a shot at the best-seller lists."
A man and a woman fall for each other, but this is a love story with a difference: the woman happens to be a werewolf. Read full book review >

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SANDY DENNIS by Sandy Dennis
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 27, 1997

"Despite the editor's best efforts to weld these disparate fragments together, they never really cohere into anything more than a series of precious, pointillist moments. (23 b&w photos, not seen)"
Sometimes there are pressing reasons to publish a work posthumously. Read full book review >

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DENNIS AND GREER by Molly Gould
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 27, 2017

"An often beautiful, if repetitive, chronicle of youthful romance."
A debut collection of poetically charged love letters, exchanged by the editor's mother and her first husband in the mid-1960s. Read full book review >

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I BLAME DENNIS HOPPER by Illeana Douglas
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"The author's warm portraits and disarming honesty infuse the memoir with an endearing sweetness and charm."
Actress, producer, and director Douglas celebrates her love of movies in a cheerful debut memoir. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"Resurrected from the newspaper morgue, these pieces tend to lose whatever punch they may have initially had."
Journalist Steinbach is a Pulitzer Prize winner, but the award was given for feature articles written for the Baltimore Sun, not for this motley assortment of reflections on ``the small events that make up a life.'' In the footsteps of other essayists and columnists—Erma Bombeck and Steinbach's hero E.B. White among them—Steinbach digs for the universal in the personal, and from time to time, she strikes pay dirt. Read full book review >

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DOUG-DENNIS AND THE FLYAWAY FIB by Darren Farrell
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2010

"A promising first book; here's hoping his second is just as funny. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Sheep Doug-Dennis and elephant Ben-Bobby are great friends, the type of buddies who go to the circus when bored. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 10, 1998

"More 'Work' than 'Life,' Gilbert's book will provide much enlightenment for Potter devotees, but the definitive biography of this gifted artist is still to be written. (b&w photos, not seen)"
A thoughtful study of the work of Dennis Potter, arguably the finest writer ever to come out of television. Read full book review >