Search Results: "F. Paul Wilson"


BOOK REVIEW

F by Daniel Kehlmann
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 30, 2014

"German writer Kehlmann (Fame, 2010, etc.) takes us on a strange and enigmatic journey here."
An elusive novel whose events remain cryptic and largely unexplained. Read full book review >

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WILSON by A. Scott Berg
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"Readable, authoritative and, most usefully, inspiring."
Accomplished biographer Berg (Lindbergh, 1998, etc.) emphasizes the extraordinary talents of this unlikely president in an impressive, nearly hagiographic account. Read full book review >

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WILSON by David Mamet
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"Well, folks, we're here to tell you—Wilson isn't even half-vast."
You'll want to clear your sinuses by renting a video of Glengarry Glen Ross or American Buffalo after wrestling with this unruly anti-novel by the noted playwright and remarkably unremarkable writer of fiction. Read full book review >

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PAUL by A.N. Wilson
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1997

In a worthy companion volume to his Jesus: A Life (1992), novelist-biographer Wilson (A Watch in the Night, 1996, etc.) adeptly recreates the milieu of Christianity's greatest interpreter and missionary. Read full book review >

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PAUL by Jerome Murphy-O'Connor
NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 1996

"Acts, though historically imprecise, makes for a much better story."
A dry historical tome that would be more aptly titled ``Paul: A Cultural History.'' The difficulties of doing ancient biography are compounded when one of the two major sources available is believed to be historically unreliable and corrupt. Read full book review >

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Paul by Gesner Noel
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 5, 2016

"An excellent single-volume introduction to Christianity's first theologian."
A brief but thorough account of St. Paul's life and an analysis of its significance in the subsequent development of Christianity. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JACK: SECRET VENGEANCE by F. Paul Wilson
Released: March 1, 2011

"Fans, teen and adult, will be in heaven; others should definitely start at the beginning with Jack: Secret Histories (2008). (Thriller. 12 & up)"
In 1983, 15-year-old Jack feels compelled to seek revenge against Carson Tolliver, BMOC at his Johnson, N.J., high school, when Tolliver tries to force himself on Jack's best friend Weezy and then spreads rumors that earn her the nickname "Easy Weezy." Read full book review >

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FATAL ERROR by F. Paul Wilson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 12, 2010

"Obviously, Wilson wants to save the best for last, but that leaves the underfed penultimate novel in need of a literary Repairman Jack."
Repairman Jack fixes our world for the 14th time (Ground Zero, 2009, etc.)—one more to go. Read full book review >

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JACK: Secret Circles by F. Paul Wilson
FANTASY
Released: Feb. 1, 2010

"Readers of the adult RJ novels will enjoy bringing their background to this reading, but, luckily for kid readers, knowledge of the series is not vital to enjoying this smart, spooky mystery adventure. (Thriller. YA)"
A month ago, 15-year-old Jack and his best friend Weezy found a small, mysterious pyramid and a body in the huge wasteland called the Pine Barrens (Jack: Secret Histories, 2008). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BY THE SWORD by F. Paul Wilson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2008

"Bloody, sordid and apocalyptic but, thanks to Jack's can-do attitude, plenty of fun."
Blood runs in the streets of Manhattan and a couple of the outer boroughs as prehistoric forces slice and dice to gain possession of a preternaturally keen Japanese sword. Read full book review >

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BLOODLINE by F. Paul Wilson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Fast-moving nonsense that leaves things hanging for the next episode."
Wilson's 11th Repairman Jack thriller (Harbingers, 2006, etc.) sends that resourceful private investigator in against a couple of lowlife half brothers who share DNA from hell. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PANACEA by F. Paul Wilson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 5, 2016

"An intelligent, intriguing, fast-moving blend of science fiction and thriller."
When Suffolk County medical examiner Laura Fanning completes post-mortems on two men in perfect condition, she soon learns that their perfect health traces back to a secret originating in the year 536 at an apostate Benedictine monastery isolated in the Pyrenees Mountains. Read full book review >