Search Results: "Karel Hayes"


BOOK REVIEW

WHO’S BEEN HERE? by Fran Hodgkins
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"A Guide to Nature's Footprints (2008). (Picture book. 3-7)"
Willy the dog loves winter, when he can run through town and up into the woods to see what other sorts of animals are about. Read full book review >

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THE BODY OF DAVID HAYES by Ridley Pearson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 5, 2004

"Breathlessly exciting stuff, though impossible to follow in any detail either as it's going down or after it's over."
A massive, long-dormant case of embezzlement bobs to the surface, spelling trouble for Seattle Lt. Lou Boldt (The Art of Deception, 2002, etc.) and his banker wife and nonstop suspense for their fans. Read full book review >

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KAREL CAPEK: LIFE AND WORK by Ivan Klíma
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 2002

"A fine introduction to the work of a writer who ought to have won a Nobel Prize, and who richly deserves future generations of readers."
An informative critical biography, commissioned by the publisher, of the great Czech writer (1890-1938), whose witty allegorical and satirical fiction and drama comprise a treasure trove largely unexplored by contemporary readers. Read full book review >

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THE BURNING OF RACHEL HAYES by Doug Allyn
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 16, 2004

"Following his appearances in several of prolific Allyn's short stories (All Creatures Dark and Dangerous, 1999, etc.), Dave's debut novel is written with flair and abundant warmth."
A small-town vet investigates a century-old crime while coping with his messy personal life. Read full book review >

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THE DOG DAYS OF CHARLOTTE HAYES by Marlane Kennedy
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2009

"Another fine effort, perhaps this entertaining read will serve to catch the attention of children everywhere living with too-easily neglected pets that have outgrown cute. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Following the excellent Me and the Pumpkin Queen (2007), Kennedy returns with another original novel for young readers. Read full book review >

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THE TWO DEATHS OF DANIEL HAYES by Marcus Sakey
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 9, 2011

"Far-fetched."
Has Daniel Hayes killed his wife? The question torments the amnesia victim who's the protagonist of this fifth suspense novel from Sakey (The Blade Itself, 2007, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE LAST DAYS OF RABBIT HAYES by Anna McPartlin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"By turns laugh-out-loud funny and weep-into-your-hanky heartbreaking, Rabbit's story is a powerful catharsis."
Her cancer is back, and all the love, humor, and stubbornness in the world won't save Rabbit Hayes this time. Read full book review >

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TALES FROM TWO POCKETS by Karel Capek
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1994

Newly translated stories by noted Czech author apek (1890- 1938) use the mystery form to explore such issues as fate, mortality, and the nature of justice. Read full book review >

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APOCRYPHAL TALES by Karel Capek
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 15, 1997

"Jesus' miracle of the loaves and fishes are only two of the deadpan surprises to be found in an unfailingly delightful book."
Apocryphal Tales ($13.95 paperback original; June 15, 1997; 199 pp.; 0-945774-34-6): Though not enough readers in the English-speaking world know it, the great Czech writer (18901938) rivals D.H. Lawrence and even arguably Chekhov for the amount of work of sustained excellence produced during a tragically brief lifetime. Read full book review >

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TAKE LEAVE AND GO by Karel Schoeman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 15, 1993

"Palpably dark and apocalyptic evocations of GîtterdÑmmerung and creative despair, though the themes are long in the working, and never quite live up to their implied promise."
A dark winter of the spirit in a South African setting—and limned in sometimes too exquisite prose—by the author of Another Country (1992). Read full book review >