Search Results: "Nicholas Booth"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"A fascinating chronicle of a largely unappreciated detail of The War."
This cinematic tale of World War II espionage is a one-man spy-versus-spy thriller—spying on behalf of both Britain and the Nazis was the same dashing rascal. Read full book review >

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NICHOLAS REYNOLDS
by Gregory McNamee

Hemingway. Ernest Hemingway. The noted American author, widely admired and often parodied, was many things over his long career, from amateur boxer to open-ocean fisherman and world traveler. Along the way, he dropped into some of the ugliest war zones in the world of his day, casting his lot with the underdog in the fight, whether the French Resistance or ...


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ALL FOR LOVE by Pat Booth
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 8, 1993

"The blithe mix of theology, barhopping, and orgasms may be too much even for Booth's fans, a fairly tough lot."
Gushy chronicler of the demimonde Booth, whose Miami (1992) was a steamer about the modeling biz in that steamiest of cities, stays in Florida for a near-pornographic peep at psychiatry and New Age religion. Read full book review >

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ISLANDS OF SILENCE by Martin Booth
Released: Jan. 1, 2003

"Somber, intelligent, poignant and powerful."
The First World War slowly claims one of its last victims, a conscientious objector left mute by the horrors of the great slaughter. Read full book review >

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GOLDEN BOY by Martin Booth
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 1, 2005

"Warm and vivid, bursting with life and energy, this is a valentine—but a clear-eyed one—to a particular place and time."
Marvelously appealing memoir charts an enchanted few years of boyhood in post-war Hong Kong. Read full book review >

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NASHVILLE by Pat Booth
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2002

"Corn pone."
Silly tale of a girl and her guitar from megaselling Booth (American Icon, 1999, etc.). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2015

"Blithely reporting on the many quirks in dress (Norwegian dirndls), food (an odiferous Icelandic fish specialty) and excessive drinking (everywhere) that he encountered on his journeys, Booth offers an affectionate, observant, engaging look at Scandinavia, where trust, modesty and equality proudly prevail."
A shrewd look at Nordic life. Read full book review >

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PHILIP LARKIN by James Booth
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 4, 2014

"Definitive in its scope and detail but somewhat too hagiographic."
A scholar who has published previously about Philip Larkin (1922-1985) returns with a full-meal biography glowing with admiration. Read full book review >

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BLOOD ON THE TONGUE by Stephen Booth
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 22, 2002

"The plotting is solid, the local color vivid, and the thorny romance fun to follow."
Winter in frosty Edendale, Derbyshire, is always bleak enough for law enforcement, but these days the local CID, budget-struck to the bone, is undermanned and overwhelmed by a dismaying diversity of murder most foul. Read full book review >

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BLACK DOG by Stephen Booth
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"You don't even have to supply your own rain."
An eternal cloud seems to have been hanging over the Peak District village of Edendale even before Harry Dickinson reports finding the Reebok trainer of 15-year-old Laura Vernon. Read full book review >

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MARRY ME by Pat Booth
Released: April 10, 1996

"The pages practically flip themselves, but this is strictly for fans only—unless you're in the mood for the print version of what could be a three-part Aaron Spelling mini-series starring Heather Locklear as career-woman Rachel. (Literary Guild alternate selection)"
Less steam and sizzle than Booth aficionados (All For Love, 1993, etc.) have become accustomed to in this relatively tame tale of a man who loves three women—and of the women who bond over him. Read full book review >