Search Results: "India Edghill"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"Persuasive and intriguing."
Edghill (Queenmaker, 2002, etc.) continues her feminist take on the kings of Israel, now with a new spin on the story of King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba. Read full book review >

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FILE M FOR MURDER by India Edghill
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 16, 2004

"Cornelia repeatedly interrupts her amateur sleuthing debut with reminders that this is Real Life, Not a Novel. Readers seeking a new novel from biblical romancer Edghill (Wisdom's Daughter, p. 761, etc.) are hereby warned."
An office temp's six-week stint at a New York firm blossoms into—what else?—murder and romance with a police detective. Read full book review >

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QUEENMAKER by India Edghill
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 7, 2002

"An intriguing and colorful retelling that incandescently illuminates and interprets an old story. In the tradition of Anita Diamant's The Red Tent—and as good."
A riveting debut tale of the rise of King David also provides a feminist application of The Prince, as Queen Michal must learn Machiavellian guile and statecraft to survive. Read full book review >

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INDIA by Diana L. Eck
NON-FICTION
Released: March 6, 2012

"At times a bit dense for the casual reader, but Eck's perseverance illuminates one of the world's most mysterious and multifaceted countries."
A far-reaching exploration of the spiritual geography and sacred spaces of India. Read full book review >

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INDIA by John Keay
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2000

"Without peer among general studies, a history that is intelligent, incisive, and eminently readable. (60 maps, tables, and charts; 32 pages b&w photos) (First printing of 25,000)"
A superb one-volume history of a land that defies reduction into simple narrative. Read full book review >

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INDIA by V.S. Naipaul
NON-FICTION
Released: June 10, 1977

"Readers would be well advised to take his stimulating appraisal with the morning papers."
Far from being undercut by the new Indian elections, Naipaul has in essence overtaken events. Read full book review >

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INDIA by Patrick French
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 10, 2011

"A perfectly chaotic encapsulation of Indian government, economy and social life."
A rollicking, ambitious journey through Indian history and mores from a keen English journalist and National Book Critics Circle Award winner. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 1, 1990

A nightmare of crowds, fumes, and restless anger arises from the pages of this disturbing work—dour and long-winded perhaps, but ultimately eye-opening and perceptive. Read full book review >

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INDIA BLACK by Carol K. Carr
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 4, 2011

"With a heroine reminiscent of Jacqueline Carey's Kushiel's Legacy series, this saucy debut is a satisfying amusement, with the happy promise of more to come."
A clever madam finds herself defending Her Majesty Queen Victoria's government from international intrigue. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Makes a convincing and thoroughly readable case for India's claims to be 'the next liberal superpower.'"
BBC journalist Lak (Mantras of Change, 2005, etc.) examines the subcontinent's culture to discern the reasons for its economic success story. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

"While readers shouldn—t expect a coherent picture of Indian spirituality, Paine does offer a fresh perspective on various 20th-century personalities, enlightening provided that one is somewhat familiar with them already. (Author tour)"
In these sketches of a dozen Westerners who visited South Asia, ranging from intellectuals of global renown to sociopaths and sexual misfits, Paine, formerly literary editor of the Wilson Quarterly, contemplates the pull that Indian culture has exerted on outsiders of various sorts. Read full book review >

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REIMAGINING INDIA by McKinsey & Company
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Nov. 19, 2013

"Thoughts on the Bollywood 'dream machine' and what successful Indian émigrés in America can impart to those back home round out this clear, illuminating study for all readers, business and academic."
From the proficient team that put together Reimagining Japan comes another concise, timely compendium. Read full book review >