Search Results: "L. Jagi Lamplighter"


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PROSPERO LOST by L. Jagi Lamplighter
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Despite these flaws, Miranda's adventures are sufficiently gripping to prompt hopes for more emotionally and plot-satisfying revelations in future installments."
Debut fantasy suggests that Prospero never burned his books or broke his staff. Read full book review >

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PROSPERO REGAINED by L. Jagi Lamplighter
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"It's sad but satisfying to bid goodbye to the colorful Prospero family. What's next, Lamplighter?"
In the final installment of a trilogy (Prospero in Hell, 2010, etc.), the centuries-old children of The Tempest magician Prospero undergo a literally harrowing voyage across Hell. Read full book review >

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PROSPERO IN HELL by L. Jagi Lamplighter
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

"A fine sophomore effort in a unique fantasy series."
The sequel to Lamplighter's fantasy-adventure debut, Prospero Lost (2009). Read full book review >

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LAMPLIGHTER by D.M. Cornish
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2008

Cornish again buries a likable protagonist and perfectly viable plot under a mountain of obscure words and pretentious prose in this overweight sequel (Foundling, 2006). Read full book review >

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THE LAMPLIGHTER by Anthony O’Neill
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2003

"As terrifying as a child's nightmares—and as wonderful as waking from them."
The Devil is afoot in old Edinburgh, holding an innocent lass as hostage. Read full book review >

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PEPPE THE LAMPLIGHTER by Elisa Bartone
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 26, 1993

"A beautiful, moving book. (Picture book. 5-10)"
At a time when streetlamps are lit by hand, Peppe lives in New York's Little Italy. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"Written too soon after the event to stifle self-dramatization—or to touch on the tenuous relationship between actual law practice and classroom drilling—this will be of interest only to masochistic, prospective law students but may mislead them, since Harvard's enormous classes, hothouse ambiance, and rock-rigid first-year requirements are less than representative of current options in legal education."
Like the hero of the book-then-film, The Paper Chase, Turow got all frazzled—smoking, drinking, making and breaking psychiatric appointments—by his first year at Harvard Law School (1975-76), the year with all the tough courses, heavy pressures, competitive snarls, and think-like-a-lawyer angst. Read full book review >

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EMILY L. by Marguerite Duras
Released: May 15, 1989

Duras (The Lover; The War, etc.) here offers a wise, graceful book, at once modern in its self-consciousness and classic in its clarity. Read full book review >

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"An election-year must-read."
Becker's novel, republished from 1995, imagines an alternate political reality. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 29, 1993

"An unsparing and perceptive briefing on a pocketbook issue whose complexities appear beyond the grasp of mass media."
A journalist's informed audit of the factors that brought America's S&Ls to grief. Read full book review >

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DOROTHY L. SAYERS by Barbara Reynolds
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"Fans of Lord Peter may feel let down. (Thirty b&w photographs)"
Another ``interim report'' on the life (1893-1957) of the creator of Lord Peter Wimsey and reluctant Christian apologist, by a longtime friend, completer of Sayers's translation of Dante and author of The Passionate Intellect: Dorothy L. Sayers' Encounter with Dante (1989- -not reviewed). Read full book review >