Search Results: "H.N. Turteltaub"


BOOK REVIEW

THE SACRED LAND by H.N. Turteltaub
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2003

"As much fun as its predecessors: a simple adventure, good pacing, a light touch, and a genuine feel for the period."
Turtletaub (The Gryphon's Skull, 2002, etc.) continues the adventures of Menedemos and Sostratos, the ancient Greeks who here journey into the unknown reaches of Phoenicia on a business trip that, as usual, turns out to involve more than buying and selling. Read full book review >

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THE GRYPHON’S SKULL by H.N. Turteltaub
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Dec. 1, 2002

"Superlative historical adventure, narrated with plenty of action and a good feel for the era."
The sequel to Over the Wine-Dark Sea (2001) follows the fearless cousins Menedemos and Sostratos from their native Rhodes to Athens and back during one of Greece's worst civil wars. Read full book review >

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OWLS TO ATHENS by H.N. Turteltaub
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 14, 2004

"Quick and fun for newcomers, though fans may wonder whether the series is running out of steam."
Another Homeric road trip for Turtletaub's roguish heroes sends them to ancient Athens in search of fortune, fame, girls—and philosophy. Read full book review >

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OVER THE WINE-DARK SEA by H.N. Turteltaub
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2001

"Aristotle meets Homer in this original tale of ideas and adventure."
Turteltaub (the pseudonym of historical-fantasist Harry Turtledove, Colonization, 2001, etc.) takes an excursion to ancient Greece. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Office Hours by H.N. Hirsch
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 4, 2016

"A well-crafted, wistful memoir of life in higher education."
Hirsch (The Enigma of Felix Frankfurter, 2014 etc.) discusses his long career in the shifting culture of academia in this debut memoir.Read full book review >

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REVENGE OF THE LOSER by H.N. Kowitt
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"An easy read with a good heart; fans of the first will respond well again. (Fiction. 9-12)"
What's a former "loser" to do when the absolute perfect dude moves to town (from California, of course) and draws the attention of everyone? Read full book review >