Search Results: "P. F. Prestwich"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 10, 1999

"Prestwich's analysis of the correspondence between Proust and two of his friends can supply the key to a fuller understanding of many episodes from In Search of Lost Time, but readers unfamiliar with the details of the novel may find it hard to appreciate this biographical commentary."
Drawing on letters exchanged between Marcel Proust, remarkable composer and musician Reynaldo Hahn, and Marie Nordlinger, Hahn's British cousin, who distinguished herself as an artist, journalist, and businesswoman, Prestwich weaves a sketchy portrayal of the fin-de-siäcle European cultural elite. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LYRICIST by P. F. Busch
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 9, 2010

"A callow but diverting piece of fluff."
An ardent hunk pursues a skittish news-diva across three continents in this frothy romance. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 11, 2000

"A thorough, responsible presentation."
A convincing argument for the medical model of alcoholism, with resulting recommendations for treatment. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Inducements of Brazen Lovers Behind the Mask by P. Seck
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 8, 2014

"An engaging story of an immigrant's journey to growth and maturity."
Seck's debut novella presents a young woman's struggle with unrequited love—and her eventual triumph. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE DARK TERROR by William F. F. Wood
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"A fast-paced space adventure with intriguing sci-fi elements and compelling characters."
A mysterious threat is about to complicate Calvin Range's quest to find the hidden pieces of a superweapon. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A Million Different Ways by P. Dangelico
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 4, 2015

"A fast-paced, erotic tale that should satisfy fans of Fifty Shades of Grey. "
An Albanian immigrant finds love and danger while working at the estate of a wealthy banker in this debut romance. Read full book review >

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NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE: FORERUNNER TO AMERICAN HORROR
by Andrew Liptak

It’s almost a rite of passage in high school: your English teacher takes out Nathaniel Hawthorne’s classic American novel The Scarlet Letter, and you, as a student, have to slog through the antiquated prose and story for several weeks. Friends and family don’t remember the book fondly, but recently, I’ve begun to understand just how critical The Scarlet Letter and ...


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BOOK REVIEW

Following in the Footsteps of God by Robb F.
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 7, 2011

"Contains some big ideas, but not the best place to start for spiritual enlightenment."
Robb F.'s fourth book continues his series of spiritual insights. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ZOO STATION by Christiane F.
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 2, 2013

"Disturbing but compelling. (Memoir. 14 & up)"
An eloquent memoir of teen drug abuse from 1970s Berlin retains a contemporary feel in a new translation. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A FISH NAMED SPOT by Jennifer P. Goldfinger
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2001

"Yet the book's humility speaks well for it, as does its air of old-fashioned tall-tale storytelling. (Picture book. 4-7)"
You are what you eat in this unassuming story of a fish that wanted to be a dog, from newcomer Goldfinger. Read full book review >