Search Results: "Geoffrey Ashe"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 2, 1992

"Nevertheless, he makes an intriguing case for an Altaic paradise. (Sixteen illustrations—not seen.)"
A lively, scholarly detective story in which Ashe (The Discovery of King Arthur, 1985, etc.) turns his inquisitive eye on the possible truth of a prehistoric Golden Age. Read full book review >

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GEOFFREY CHAUCER by David  Wallace
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2017

"Though chiefly a book for scholars and English majors rather than general readers, there is much to glean from this brief but thorough exploration of a seminal, enduring poet whose influence is still felt today."
A scholarly celebration of a "global Renaissance" in appreciation of Geoffrey Chaucer as the founding father of a great literary tradition. Read full book review >

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OH DEAR, GEOFFREY! by Gemma O'Neill
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 13, 2014

"Oh yes, Geoffrey! (Picture book. 3-6)"
Can a clumsy giraffe make friends? Read full book review >

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ASHE OF RINGS by Mary Butts
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 22, 1998

"A useful addition to the shelf of this little-known British writer's work."
Mary Butts (1890—1937) reflected many of the fascinations and themes of the early Modernist movement (including an interest in the occult and spirituality, a belief in the regenerative power of the land, and a conviction that obsessive love offered a perfect metaphor of the creative process) in her fiction, poetry, and criticism, as this collection of her miscellaneous pieces once again demonstrates. Read full book review >

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THE HAUNTING OF GABRIEL ASHE by Dan Poblocki
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"An atmospheric, creepy ghost story best read at night. (Horror. 10-15)"
Gabe Ashe deals with friendship drama while a supernatural mystery closes in on him. Read full book review >

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TWISTED by Bert Ashe
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 9, 2015

"Sometimes hair is just hair, though the dreadlocked professor rarely leaves it at that."
Much ado about dreadlocks. Read full book review >

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THE EARL by Katharine Ashe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 25, 2016

"A dashing Regency romance that proves smarts are the sexiest attribute of all."
Revenge is a dish best served cold—but what about justice? Read full book review >

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Out of the Storm by Carol Ashe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 17, 2016

"A solid, sexy thriller that should appeal to romance and crime-drama fans alike."
A debut novel mixes elements of mystery and romance to tell the story of a detective who must stay focused on her work in the heat of a passionate and unexpected encounter. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Dec. 1, 1993

"A touching, and invaluable, legacy. (Nonfiction/Picture book. 4-8)"
Narrating in the voice of their daughter, now seven, the late tennis star's wife portrays the warm relationship between her husband and the little girl. Read full book review >

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THE DUKE by Katharine Ashe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 26, 2017

"This decidedly un-English Regency romance will win over historical fiction readers from all corners."
A devilish duke and a missionary's widow form an unlikely pair. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Feb. 9, 2011

"An expertly told tale in which the star role is played by democracy, a poisoned chalice to be won only at the cost of treason."
In this riveting third volume of Ashe's historical fiction, Simon de Montfort returns to England where he becomes embroiled in revolution against the king. Read full book review >