Search Results: "Linda Schenck"


BOOK REVIEW

THE SPRING by Kerstin Ekman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 25, 2002

This second volume (originally published in 1976) of Ekman's famous tetralogy (1974-83) about the coming of industrialism to late 19th-century Sweden focuses on the lives of three variously embattled women. Read full book review >

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APRIL WITCH by Majgull Axelsson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2001

"Not to be missed."
This award-winning 1997 Swedish novel shapes a complex family melodrama from an entirely original premise: the "connection" between a psychic, inexplicably omniscient invalid confined to an institution and the three stepsisters in whose infinitely fuller lives she has never played a part. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 15, 2011

"An enthusiastic, compelling, exhaustively researched argument from an unlikely source."
Schenck, an ex-vegan, offers a holistic look at eating a mostly raw, meat-enriched diet, and how it benefits our physical health and spiritual well-being. Read full book review >

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THE BIRDCATCHER by Walter J. Schenck Jr.
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 3, 2013

"Often searing and always provocative even if some of the uglier words or scenes can be distracting."
A man's stories of Vietnam and his unique ability to absorb other people's personalities may help authorities locate a terrorist in Schenck's (The Dark Diceman, 2012, etc.) religious thriller. Read full book review >

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Released: April 2, 2015

"Contemplative biblical tales with rough-hewn drawings for readers young and old."
An updated, fully illustrated guide to biblical parables that distills a wide range of perplexing morals. Read full book review >

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PRIESTS AND WARRIORS by Walter J. Schenck Jr.
Released: Dec. 13, 2013

"A violent biblical story, slowed by awkward dialogue and underdeveloped characters."
A fictionalized epic about the Israelites' entry into the ancient Middle East. Read full book review >

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Shiloh, Unveiled by Walter J. Schenck Jr.
FICTION & LITERATURE

"An ambitious novel that, despite a wide range of characters, sheds little new light on the story of Jesus' life."
Schenck (The Birdcatcher, 2013, etc.) offers a novel about the life of Jesus Christ. Read full book review >

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Released: March 30, 2006

"Schenck is an advocate, but her points are clear and convincing."
Schenck details the benefits she and many others have experienced by going raw. Read full book review >

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THE DARK DICEMAN by Walter J. Schenck Jr.
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 14, 2012

"An uneven tale of a purported extraterrestrial savior on the path to his destiny."
Schenck (Priests and Warriors, 2013, etc.) presents the picaresque adventures of a sexual messiah in this novel. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 31, 2013

"Notable for its clear organization, though the book as a whole doesn't provide groundbreaking analysis.        "
A detailed comparison of the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, with accompanying commentary by the author. Read full book review >