Search Results: "G.K. Chesterton"


BOOK REVIEW

THE EVERYMAN CHESTERTON by G.K. Chesterton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 5, 2011

"A welcome taste of Chesterton, who remains most readable today. Now for a second volume to fill in the gaps."
An edifying but still incomplete sampling from the work of the great British novelist, moralist and philosopher. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AN AMERICAN OUTRAGE by G.K. Wuori
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 6, 2000

"Disturbing and different, with no end of introspective asides, this still could use more insight into the cold, dark heart of the woman with the badge and the gun."
A bleak morality tale, about a woman on her own, a senseless killing, and a small town full of strange folk, set in the same place, Quillifarkeag, Maine, featured in Wuori's debut collection (Nude in Tub, 1998). Read full book review >

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THE SEEKER by R.B. Chesterton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 15, 2014

"Chesterton—a pen name of the well-known Carolyn Haines—deftly blends the supernatural and the historical, but she offers little resolution to an intriguing conceit."
A doctoral student tries to confirm that Henry David Thoreau wasn't alone on Walden Pond while laboring under a family curse and hints of the supernatural. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NUDE IN TUB by G.K. Wuori
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 26, 1999

"But cleverness lies beneath his deceptively simple style, and, with an emphasis on the quirks of small-town characters, he often brings to mind Sherwood Anderson."
A first collection of 18 loosely connected stories set in a woebegone piece of Maine on the Canadian border. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Haunting Investigation by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 31, 2015

"Engaging characters, one already dead, highlight this loving tribute to the classic detective story."
In Yarbro's (Sustenance: A Saint-Germain Novel, 2014, etc.) mystery/thriller, a journalist in 1924 investigates a possible murder with help from the ghost who's haunting her.
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